Infections From Dental Clinic’s Water Climb To 37
The children had all undergone a root canal procedure at Children’s Dental Group.
Orange County Register:
Pediatric Dental Infections Tied To Anaheim Clinic Reach 37
Dental infection cases among children treated at an Anaheim dental clinic have spiked to 37 patients, the Orange County Health Care Agency said Wednesday. Among the baby tooth root canal patients at Children’s Dental Group, there are now 12 lab-confirmed mycobacterial infections and 25 probable infections. All of the children, ages 3 to 9, have required hospitalization. The dates the patients underwent the root canals, or pulpotomy procedures, range from March 14 to July 28. (Perkes, 10/12)