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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.

The Integral Connection Between Oral Health and Overall Well-being: Why Your Mouth Matters 

Medriva | January 18, 2024

Women Living With HIV Could Have Tooth Loss After Menopause 

American Journal of Managed Care | January 11, 2024

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


Salivary biochemical parameters in people living with HIV on ART and dental caries 

Physician's Weekly | January 8, 2024

Postmenopausal women with HIV have increased tooth loss 

BMC Oral Health. 2024 Jan 8;24(1):52. doi: 10.1186/s12903-023-03744-y.

Tissue Regeneration Showing Promise as Alternative to Root Canal

WebMD | December 5, 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

Shining a Spotlight on Stigma: Exploring Its Impact on Oral Health-Seeking Behaviours Through the Lenses of Patients and Caregivers

Cureus | June 24, 2024

Dental visits for LGBTQ+ people | June 2024

Antimicrobial photodynamic therapy in the nonsurgical treatment of periodontitis in patients with HIV infection: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Research Gate | June 2024

Point-of-Care HIV Testing Uptake Similar in Dental Settings

AJMC | June 6, 2024

Dental caries in HIV-infected children and adolescents: A systematic review with meta-analysis

Oral Dis. 2024 May;30(4):1756-1764. doi: 10.1111/odi.14637.

Grant To Harbor Care's Dental Clinic Assists Low-Income, Homeless

Patch | May 31, 2024

Study Reports Investing In Oral Health Benefits Overall Health, Economy

Dental Products Report | May 29, 2024

Men with HIV Have Increased Alveolar Bone Loss 

NIH | May 20, 2024

Dry mouth - the common symptom that could be a 'red flag' for five serious illnesses

Mirror UK | May 9, 2024

Oral Medicine & Facial Pain

University of Illinois Chicago | May 1, 2024

Periodontal Implications of HIV Not Always Understood by Dentists

AJMC | April 24, 2024

Harnessing Artificial Intelligence to Address Oral Health Disparities

JAMA | April 19, 2024

Necrotising gingivitis and the dental team | April 19, 2024

Preemptive Use of Corticosteroids Enhances the Success of Local Anesthesia in Patients With Irreversible Pulpitis

J Endod; 2024 Apr 03

Reducing recurrent caries in composite restorations

Dental Economics | April 3, 2024

Experiences with and Outcomes of Oral Health Care

Care Quest | March 21, 2024

A Dive into Delivery of Oral Hygiene Advice Based on the Personalized Oral Hygiene Advice Model

Cureus | March 20, 2024

Discrepancies in Medications Reported by Elderly Patients in the Dental Office and in Their Electronic Medical Records 

Spec Care Dentist | March 6, 2024

Oral health problems costing U.S. adults more than their teeth

Dr Bicuspid | February 19, 2024

The Connection Between Oral Health and Overall Well-being

South University | February 14, 2024

Evaluation of Knowledge and Attitude of Dental Hygienists and Dental Assistants Regarding People Living with HIV/AIDS and HIV-Associated...

Cureus | February 6, 2024

Dental Use and Spending in Medicare Advantage and Traditional Medicare From 2010–2021

JAMA Netw Open; 2024 Feb 5; 7 (2)e240401; L Simon, C Cai

Study to focus on the effects of Va.’s Medicaid expansion

DrBicuspid | February 5, 2024

Why menopause plus HIV may up the risk of tooth loss

DrBicuspid | February 1, 2024

Dental Caries Prevalence in Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infected Patients Receiving Highly Active Anti-Retroviral Therapy in Kermanshah...

LinkedIn | January 21, 2024

Post-Menopausal Women with HIV Have Less Tooth Bone Density 

Managed Healthcare Executive | January 19, 2024

Poor Oral Health Tied to Worse Brain Health

Medscape | January 9, 2024

Dentists less likely to refuse treating HIV/AIDS patient

Dr. Bicuspid | November 29, 2023

Outcomes of Digitally vs Conventionally Fabricated Complete Dentures 

J Prosthet Dent; 2023 Nov 23

Systemic Azithromycin vs Amoxicillin/Metronidazole as an Adjunct in the Treatment of Periodontitis 

Aust Dent J | November 21, 2023

Research Spotlight: GSDM’s Michelle Henshaw Co-leads New HIV and Oral Health Scientific Working Group

Boston University | November 17, 2023

USPSTF: More evidence needed to develop oral health exams in primary care 

Medical Economics | November 7, 2023

A Call for More Oral Health Research in Primary Care

JAMA | November 7, 2023

Liquid Pentoxifylline and Vitamin E Are Effective Against Osteoradionecrosis in Patients With Head and Neck Cancer 

Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol; 2023 Oct 1; 136 (4)404-409

Influence of Different Denture Adhesives on Patient-Based Outcomes

J Prosthet Dent; 2023 Sep 21; EPub

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

Cureus | August 30, 2023

Chlorhexidine Mouthwash Use Twice Weekly for 30 Days Improves Periodontal Status With Mild Staining 

Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop; 2023 Aug 29; EPub

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