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hepatitis dentistry

hello dear dr. I have a question.how much is the possibility to infect hep B And C at dentistry.?Does they all  strelize they stuffs?
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In some parts of the world little effort or even no effort is taken to sterilize dental equipment.  Yes it's possible to get Hepatitis C from dental tools that haven't been sterilized.  Take the time and ask the dentist how the tools are sterilized.  Go to a dentist you know practices sterilizing all the dental tools
between patients.  

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No,  they all do not practice safe dentistry. It is worse in countries outside of the USA.

Bottom line is it is possible to get infected by going to the dentist. It happens more often then people think, even in the USA !

Ask your dentist what procedure they follow for sterilization.

Best of luck

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