Infection Prevention and Control Lapse at Burlington dental clinic

An investigation by the Halton Region Health Department has identified that clients who received dental services at Upper Middle Dental in Burlington may have been exposed to improperly cleaned instruments used for procedures. Improperly cleaned instruments carry a low risk of transmitting infectious diseases.

As a precaution, the Halton Region Health Department is recommending that clients of this dental clinic contact their physician (or go to a walk-in clinic if they do not have a physician) to discuss testing for hepatitis B, hepatitis C and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).

For more information related to this investigation, please visit Halton Region’s Infection Prevention and Control Lapse Disclosure page or call 311.

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