Number Of Children Infected From Dental Clinic Water Reaches 29
All of the patients have had to be hospitalized after they went in for a baby root canal procedure.
Orange County Register:
Anaheim Dental Clinic Infection Outbreak Climbs To 29
Dental infection cases rose to 29 patients who underwent baby tooth root canals at the Children’s Dental Group clinic in Anaheim, the county Health Care Agency said Tuesday. Spokeswoman Rachel Selleck said among the children there are 10 lab-confirmed mycobacterial infections and 19 probable. All of the children, who range in age from 3 to 9, have been hospitalized at some point. The dates the patients underwent the root canals, or pulpotomy procedures, remains April 6 to July 28, she said. (Perkes, 10/4)