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A Call to Action

Helen Bednarsh, BS, RDH, MPH, and Kathy Eklund, RDH, MPH

 

Two Institute of Medicing reports paint a dire picture of oral health and access to care problems in the United States, but provide solutions on how to fix them.

Create an Opportunity for Intervention

David A. Reznik, DDS & Helene Bednarsh, BS, RDH, MPH

 

The dental team can play an important role in all phases of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus care continuum – from diagnosis to disease management.

Early cART initiation improves dental outcomes in kids

Healio | August 8, 2018

Oral health and health-related quality of life in HIV patients

BMC Oral Health2018

Dry Mouth & Older Adults

NIDCR | December 2018

The Concise Oral Exam

NIDCR | July 16, 2018

International Dental Journal supplement on oral health for an ageing population now online
FDI World Dental | January 9, 2018
NATAP: Regular Exercise/Immunity-Aging
JADA Looks At Effectiveness Of Fluoride Varnish Treatment For Carious Lesions
   
Research

Relationship between human immunodeficiency virus (HIV-1) infection and chronic periodontitis

Expert Rev Clin Immunol. 2018 Apr;14(4):315-327. doi: 10.1080/1744666X.2018.1459571. Epub 2018 Apr 12

Evaluation of dental students' knowledge and patient care towards HIV/ AIDS individuals

Eur J Dent Educ. 2019 Jan 25. doi: 10.1111/eje.12423

Dental care utilization: patterns and predictors in persons living with HIV in British Columbia, Canada.

J Public Health Dent. 2019 Jan 9. doi: 10.1111/jphd.12304

Severe periodontitis is more common in HIV- infected patients

J Infect. 2018 Dec 5

Study to explore link between HIV and tooth decay

Dentistry Today | October 15, 2018

Alterations in oral microbiota in HIV-infected individuals related to pulmonary function

20th International Workshop on Co-morbidities and Adverse Drug Reactions in HIV

Effects of non-surgical periodontal therapy on clinical and immunological profile and oral colonization of Candida spp in HIV-infected patients with chronic periodontitis

J Periodontol. 2018 Aug 17. doi: 10.1002/JPER.18-0197

Gingival Recession and Localized Aggressive Periodontitis Among HIV-Infected Children and Adolescents Receiving Antiretroviral Therapy

Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2018 Aug 9. doi: 10.1097/INF.0000000000002166.

The association between oral disease and type of antiretroviral therapy among perinatally HIV-Infected youth

AIDS. 2018 Aug 8. doi: 10.1097/QAD.0000000000001965.

Transgender HIV status, self-perceived dental care barriers, and residents' stigma, willingness to treat them in a community dental outreach program: Cross-sectional study

Spec Care Dentist. 2018 Jul 18. doi: 10.1111/scd.12315

Oral microbiota in youth with perinatally acquired HIV infection
Microbiome. 2018 May 31;6(1):100. doi: 10.1186/s40168-018-0484-6
Relationship between human immunodeficiency virus (HIV-1) infection and chronic periodontitis
Expert Rev Clin Immunol. 2018 Mar 29
Survival of dental implants placed in HIV-positive patients: a systematic review
Ageing with HIV - a periodontal perspective
New Microbiol. 2018 Jan;41(1):61-66
   
Key Facts
Dental Patient Education
Treatment Planning and Ongoing Care
From the JADA (Journal of the American Dental Association) Dental Management of the HIV-Infected Patient, 1995 & the American Academy of Oral Medicine
HIV And The Dental Team
Now Available: 2011 Guide for HIV/AIDS Clinical Care
Breaking Down Barriers
Dimensions of Dental Hygiene
HIV and the Mouth
The AIDS InfoNet
   
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Medicaid Dental Guidance to States: An Opportunity to Aim for Equity

Children’s Dental Health Project | March 13, 2019

Inflammation In Midlife May Lead To Memory Problems

New York Times | February 13, 2019

Oral complications are rare in older women treated for osteoporosis

Medical Xpress | February 13, 2019

Use of Toothpaste and Toothbrushing Patterns Among Children and Adolescents — United States, 2013–2016

CDC | February 1, 2019

Efforts to Expand Access to Oral Health Care to Continue in 2019 | The Pew Charitable Trusts

PEW Trust | January 15, 2019

Prevalence of oral diseases in systemically compromised and healthy patients

JADA | December 2018

Special Projects of National Significance

Severe periodontitis is more common in HIV- infected patients

J Infect. 2018 Dec 5

Could Dentists Relieve Physician Shortages, Manage Chronic Disease?

ADA | December 2018

Action For Dental Health Act Signed Into Law

ADA | December 11, 2018

Missouri’s Adult Medicaid Dental Benefits Reducing ED Visits, Data Show

American Dental Association | November 30, 2018

Dental caries on the rise among HIV patients

New Vision | November 16, 2018

ADA stresses importance of HPV vaccine

Study: Oral disorders top global health burdens

DrBicuspid.com | November 13, 2018

Vitamin D deficiency and periodontal clinical attachment loss in HIV-seropositive women: A secondary analysis conducted in the Women's Interagency HIV Study (WIHS)

Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol. 2018 Jun;125(6):567-573. doi: 10.1016/j.oooo.2018.02.006. Epub 2018 Feb 19

Management of Periodontal Disease

Clinical Guidelines Program | January 2017

HIV Linked to Higher Odds of Anemia, Neutropenia, and Thrombocytopenia
HIV Drug Therapy, Glasgow 2018, October 28-31, 2018, Glasgow

Integration of Oral Health and Primary Care: Communication, Coordination and Referral

National Academy of Medicine | October 8, 2018

$1.85 million grant supports scientist's study of tooth decay in young HIV patients

EurekAlert | October 3, 2018

OHA's Older Adult Symposium - Short Report of Findings

Oral Health America 2018

States Showcase New Programs that Integrate Oral Health and Primary Care - NASHP

NASHP | Sept 11, 2018

Oral health-related quality of life as a predictor of subjective well-being among older adults-A decade-long longitudinal cohort study

Community Dent Oral Epidemiol. 2018 Sep 6. doi: 10.1111/cdoe.12416

Oral health and health-related quality of life in HIV patients

BMC Oral Health2018

Surgeon General Commissions Report on Oral Health

NIH | August 2018

Controlling caries in exposed root surfaces with silver diamine fluoride

PubMed | August 2018

Early cART initiation improves dental outcomes in kids

Healio | August 8, 2018

School of Dentistry Gets US$300000 to Fund HIV/AIDS Training

Adventist Review | July 24, 2018

School of Dentistry awarded nearly $300000 in HIV/AIDS curriculum funding

Loma Linda University Health | July 19, 2018

Needham dentist volunteers to help HIV-positive orphans in India
Wicked Local | June 19, 2018
Minnesota Dental Association Seeking to Put Teeth in Medicaid Reimbursement for State's Children
PR Newswire | June 11, 2018
Benefit cap set for Iowa Medicaid dental plans
Sioux City Journal (Cedar Rapids Gazette} | June 11, 2018
Digital Stories of Oral and HIV Health
Special Health Resources for Texas: Dental Program
AIDS Care Group
HIV Alliance