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HIV and Oral Health: An Update and Refocus

David Reznik, DDS, Chief of Dental Services, Grady Health System, Atlanta, Georgia

Public Health Grand Rounds is presented Thursdays at 8 a.m. in the Arkansas Department of Health

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.

Community health centers add mental health screenings to dental exams 

MindSite News | August 14, 2023

Mental Health and Oral Health in a Nationally Representative Cohort

Sage Journals | May 29, 2023

Oral Health: Tips for People With HIV

HRSA | 2023

Continuing Education Can Engage Dental Health Professionals in Promoting HPV Vaccination 

Practice Update | April 19, 2023

A Consensus Report That Emphasizes Bilateral Education and Collaboration Between Medical and Dental Colleagues for Effective...

J. Clin. Periodontol.; 2023 Mar 19

Knowledge, Attitude, and Practice (KAP) of post exposure prophylaxis for fifth year dental students at a private Egyptian university...

BMC Oral Health. 2023 Mar 24;23(1):167. doi: 10.1186/s12903-023-02890-7

New RWHAP Oral Health Data Report is Now Available

HRSA | February 2023

Dr. Meeks paves the way by leading Maryland's first dental clinic for patients with HIV, AIDS 

CBS News | February 12, 2023

CareQuest Institute for Oral Health Impact Report 2022

Care Quest | January 2023

Risk of Prosthetic Joint Infections After Invasive Dental Procedures and the Effect of Antibiotic Prophylaxis

J Am Dent Assoc; 2022 Dec 2; EPub Ahead of Print; MH Thornhill, TB Gibson, C Pack, et al


Current oral hygiene and recreational behavioral trends in HIV disease 

Clin Exp Dent Res. 2023 Jul 4. doi: 10.1002/cre2.762.

Impact of oral intervention on the oral and overall health of children living with HIV in Cambodia: a randomized controlled trial 

BMC Med. 2023 Apr 28;21(1):162. doi: 10.1186/s12916-023-02862-2.

Prevalence of dental caries and associated risk factors among People Living with HIV/AIDS and HIV uninfected adults at an HIV clinic in Kigali...

PLoS One. 2023 Apr 6;18(4):e0276245. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0276245. eCollection 2023.

HIV And Gum Disease Study Gets Funding

Chiang Rai Times | February 3, 2023

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
Clinical Care Guidelines and Resources
HIV and the Mouth
The AIDS InfoNet
News Updates

Comparison of the Efficacy of Different Oral Hygiene Aids in Maintaining Periodontal Health ... 

Cureus | August 30, 2023

Dry mouth could be a 'red flag' symptom for five serious illnesses

The Mirror | August 25, 2023

AAOMR: Stop shielding patients during dental imaging

Dr Bicuspid | August 1, 2023

Smoking Intensity Is Associated With an Increased Risk of Peri-Implantitis 

Clin Oral Implants Res; 2023 Jul 31

Oral health improvement helps Cambodian children with HIV

Dental Tribune | July 27, 2023

Diabetes Mellitus May Increase the Risk of Apical Periodontitis After Root Canal Treatment

J Endod; 2023 Jul 26

Effectiveness of Silver Diamine Fluoride in Arresting Dental Caries in Residents Living in Nursing Homes 

J Public Health Dent; 2023 Jun 12; EPub Ahead of Print; H Shakir, RS Marwaha, P Shah, et al

HOCl Rapidly Kills Corona, Flu, and Herpes to Prevent Aerosol Spread

Journal of Dental Research | May 29, 2023 | OnlineFirst

Dental Extraction in a Patient Living with Human Immunodeficiency Virus with Neutropenia and Thrombocytopenia 

Dent Clin North Am. 2023 Jul;67(3):483-486. doi: 10.1016/j.cden.2023.02.022. Epub 2023 Mar 25.

A 50-Year-Old Woman Living with Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Comorbid Conditions, Presenting for Scaling and Root Planing 

Dent Clin North Am. 2023 Jul;67(3):487-490. doi: 10.1016/j.cden.2023.02.026. Epub 2023 Mar 25.

ADA Gold Medal winner who pioneered oral AIDS research died at 85 

American Dental Association | April 26, 2023

An Interdisciplinary Clinical Review of Denture Stomatitis 

Practice Update | April 26, 2023

Dental office closures led to more hospital ED visits

Dr Bicuspid | March 22, 2023

World Oral Day: 'Strong link between the effects of oral diseases and general health' 

The Indian Express | March 20, 2023

NIDCR deputy director, a UB alumn, to speak at UB

University at Buffalo | March 1, 2023

Half of Maxillary Sinusitis Cases Could Be of Odontogenic Origin 

Practice Update | March 1, 2023

General Dentistry: Maximizing Therapeutic Effects Of Postoperative Analgesics

Academy of General Dentistry | February 27, 2023

Poor Oral Health May Lead to Decline in Brain Health

Healthline | February 1, 2023

Majority of Americans favor adding dental services to Medicare

Dr. Bicuspid | January 17, 2023

Incidental Detection of Calcified Head and Neck Atheromas Detected During Dental Evaluation on Cone-Beam CT Scans 

J Prosthodont; 2022 Dec 13; EPub Ahead of Print; R Amarin, H Alshalawi, R Zaghlol, et al

JADA study: Stop prescribing antibiotics to some patients

DrBicuspid | December 12, 2022

US Adults More Likely To Delay Dental Care Due To Inflation Than COVID-19, Poll Indicates

DrBicuspid | December 8, 2022

Timothy Martinez DMD Helps Analyze the Importance of Oral Care for Those With HIV 

America Daily Post | December 6, 2022

Burnout Syndrome Among Dentists

Clinical Dentistry | November 17, 2022

A Patient's Guide to Oral Care

US News Health - U.S. News & World Report | November 4, 2022

Adverse Events of Metronidazole and Amoxicillin in Periodontal Treatment 

J. Clin. Periodontol.; 2022 Nov 1

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