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Cardiff dentist Mark Roberts struck off over 'basic hygiene'

From BBC - October 23, 2017

A Cardiff dentist who breached "basic and fundamental standards of care and hygiene" has been struck off.

Mark Roberts ran the Splott Road Dental Surgery until 2014 and left in 2015.

Following his departure, health officials contacted 3,000 patients to offer precautionary blood tests.

On Monday, the General Dental Council (GDC) found more than 20 examples of failings including reusing single-use equipment, not cleaning instruments and not disposing of waste properly.

Mr Roberts did not attend the hearing but the GDC found his fitness to practise was impaired and struck Mr Roberts off "for the protection of the public".

'Serious clinical failings'

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