This is unfortunate for the dental industry as a whole because, as the saying goes, one bad apple spoils the bunch. My suggestion would be to turn this into an opportunity to show your patients the cleanliness of your own dental practice. This will help put your patients' mind at ease and they will know they are being provided with clean, infection free care. To further prepare yourself for potential questions, I came across an article from Dentistry IQ on reassuring your patients of the safety & proper protocol in your practice:
As a reminder, I am a certified OSHA trainer and would be happy to provide training for you and your staff. If anyone has any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact me any time.