Woman Campaigns To Raise Awareness After Vision Loss from Dental Accident

A South Jersey mother has lost part of her vision from her dentist thanks to an unfortunate accident that very easily could have been prevented. Her dentist did not take the proper precautions with a federal recommendation that some dentists just do not follow.

“This was 100 percent preventable, what happened to me,” Jenn said. “If eye protection was worn, we wouldn’t be here and I would still have my vision and my life would be a lot different.”

Jenn’s talking about plastic glasses. The CDC and American Dental Association recommend that all dental patients wear eye protection. It’s a guideline that isn’t always followed.

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