Dentists Says He's Taking Allegations 'Very Seriously'

The Tulsa dentist accused of exposing thousands of patients to HIV and Hepatitis says he is taking the allegations "very seriously."

The attorney representing Dr. Scott Harrington issued a statement Wednesday saying:

"For almost 35 years, Dr. Harrington has provided Oklahomans with dedicated oral surgical care. His previous record with the dental board is impeccable. He is taking the recent allegations very seriously and is fully cooperating with the Oklahoma Dental Board."

Harrington will not be making any further comments "out of respect for his patients and the sensitivity of the issues," according to the statement.

Since health officials announced last week that their investigation revealed unsanitary practices as Harrington's office, hundreds of patients have been tested for HIV, Hepatitis