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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.

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

Exploring Why EDs Are No Place for Dental Care

CareQuest Institute | November 2022

Oral Health-Related Quality of Life among Dental Patients

Dove Medical Press | November 7, 2022

Medicare finalizes paying for select dental services in 2023

DrBicuspid | November 2, 2022

ADA antibiotic guidelines are still shifting dental practices

Dr. Bicuspid | July 15, 2022

Oral Health Medical/ Dental Considerations For Patients With HIV On Antiretroviral Therapy

Southeast AIDS Education Training Center


HIV And Gum Disease Study Gets Funding

Chiang Rai Times | February 3, 2023

Utilization of Dental Care, Tooth Loss, and Oral Health-Related Quality of Life in Older Adults Visiting Dental Care Centers in Indian Settings

Cureus | November 5, 2022

UB alumna elected to National Academy of Medicine

University at Buffalo | November 1, 2022

Bacterial resistance to antiseptics used in dentistry: a scoping review of randomized clinical trials

Int J Dent Hyg. 2022 Oct 21. doi: 10.1111/idh.12629.

Assessment of oral health status and treatment needs of HIV positive transgenders in Odisha - a cross-sectional study 

J Prev Med Hyg. 2022 Jul 31;63(2):E320-E324. doi: 10.15167/2421-4248/jpmh2022.63.2.2168. eCollection 2022 Jun

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

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

Report analyzes dental care access for Medi-Cal recipients in Santa Cruz County 

Santa Cruz Sentinel | October 31, 2022

Here's Why We Need a Medicare Dental Benefit

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene | October 28, 2022

How Your Oral Health Affects Your Overall Health

Cleveland Clinic | October 20, 2022

Association Between Oral Health and Mortality in Older Adults

Am J Prev Med; 2022 Oct 18

Survey Reveals Top Reasons Dental Hygienists And Assistants Are Leaving The Field

Becker’s Dental Review | October 17, 2022

Oral Health Status of Children and Adolescents Living with HIV Undergoing Antiretroviral Therapy: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis 

Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2022 Oct 8;19(19):12864. doi: 10.3390/ijerph191912864.

Association Between Oral Health and Mortality in Older Adults 

Am J Prev Med; 2022 Sep 20; EPub Ahead of Print; J Yu, W Qin, W Huang, et al

Antibiotic Prophylaxis for Infective Endocarditis Before Invasive Dental Procedures

J Am Coll Cardiol; 2022 Sep 13; 80 (11)1029-1041

What you need to know about dental x-rays and pregnancy

Dr. Bicuspid | August 23, 2022

Study: Opioids Not Needed For Pain Relief Following Tooth Extractions

Dimensions Of Dental Hygiene | August 19, 2022

U.S. study links extractions, surgeries to endocarditis

Drbicuspid | August 19, 2022

Oral health linked to overall health, according to dental experts

WIFR | August 17, 2022

Should you prescribe antibiotics to patients with prosthetics?

Dr. Bicuspid | July 18, 2022

General Dentistry: Is It Time To Omit Ammonia Inhalants From Dental Emergency Kits?

Academy of General Dentistry | July 2022

CMS proposed rule includes expansion of dental coverage in Medicare 

Fierce Healthcare | July 7, 2022

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