Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

Document and Entity Information

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Document and Entity Information (USD $)
6 Months Ended
Jun. 30, 2011
Aug. 12, 2011
Jun. 30, 2010
Document and Entity Information [Abstract]      
Entity Registrant Name MILESTONE SCIENTIFIC INC.    
Entity Central Index Key 0000855683    
Document Type 10-Q    
Document Period End Date Jun. 30, 2011
Amendment Flag false    
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2011    
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q2    
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31    
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer No    
Entity Voluntary Filers No    
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes    
Entity Filer Category Smaller Reporting Company    
Entity Public Float     $ 10,065,563
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   15,152,006