Oklahoma oral surgeon has ties to Arizona

Oklahoma oral surgeon has ties to Arizona

CREATED Apr. 1, 2013

Web Producer: Sara Wright

TUCSON (KGUN9/AP) - We're learning more this morning about an Oklahoma oral surgeon, whose filthy practice may have infected thousands with deadly diseases.

Property and tax records show he owns a second home in Arizona, in the mountains north of Phoenix is in an area of upscale homes in Carefree.
   
Nobody was at home Saturday at the low-slung, 1950s-style vacation home, across from the tony Boulders Resort. But neighbors say they have seen a lot of activity in recent weeks.
   
The Oklahoma Board of Dentistry says Dr. Scott Harrington may have put patients at risk for exposure to hepatitis and HIV. It's urging thousands of his patients to get tested for the viruses.
   
Since the news broke, The Associated Press had not been able to reach Harrington.
 

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