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Longer ART Linked to Clearance of High-Risk HPV in MSM With HIV

Natap | November 14, 2019

FDA Approves HPV Vaccine For Men And Women Aged 27-45

New York Times | October 5, 2018

Top HPV-Associated Cancer Is Now Oropharyngeal

August 23,2018

Human papillomavirus (HPV) and Oropharyngeal Cancer
Mouth Problems and HIV
Prevalence of Oral HPV Infection in the United States, 2009-2010
Improving Access to Oral Health Care for Vulnerable and Underserved Populations
Genital, Oral, and Anal Human Papillomavirus Infection in Men Who Have Sex with Men
Oral Ulcers and Necrotizing Gingivitis In Relation to HIV-Associated Neutropenia: A Review and An Illustrative Case
NCBI / PubMed | April 28, 2012
HPV-associated head and neck cancer: a virus-related cancer epidemic Review
NCBI / PubMed | April 11, 2010
Oral-Genital Sex & Throat Cancer
NATAP | 09 May 2007
Oral Manifestations Of HIV/AIDS In The HAART ERA
By David A. Reznik, D.D.S. and Christine O’Daniels, RN-BC|
HIV Clincian - Special Dental Issue: Implications and Management of Xerostomia in the HIV-Infected Patient
Special Dental Issue - March 2005
A Case-Based Self-Study Module For Dental Health Care Personnel
Mountain Plains AIDS Education and Training Center
Management of Dental Patients Who Are HIV Positive
Oral Manifestation Of HIV Infection
By Drs. Deborah Greenspan and John S. Greenspan
Research News

Checkpoint Inhibition Derails Head and Neck Cancer Progression

Dentistry Today | May 5, 2021

Use of pritelivir in refractory aciclovir-resistant herpes simplex virus type 2 

Int J STD AIDS. 2021 May 4;9564624211006568. doi: 10.1177/09564624211006568.

The relevance of vitamin D in the oral health of HIV infected patients 

J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol. 2021 May 4;105905. doi: 10.1016/j.jsbmb.2021.105905

Malignant ulcer: a great mimicker of gastric plasmablastic lymphoma 

Clin J Gastroenterol. 2021 Apr 1. doi: 10.1007/s12328-021-01409-3

Effect of HIV/HAART and Other Clinical Variables on the Oral Mycobiome Using Multivariate Analyses 

mBio. 2021 Mar 23;12(2):e00294-21. doi: 10.1128/mBio.00294-21.

Genetic Drivers of Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma: Aberrant Splicing Events, Mutational Burden, HPV Infection and Future Targets 

Genes (Basel). 2021 Mar 15;12(3):422. doi: 10.3390/genes12030422

LiCl Promotes Recovery of Radiation-Induced Oral Mucositis and Dysgeusia

Journal of Dental Research | Mar 11, 2021

Comparison of salivary total protein and electrolyte profile in HIV patients with and without antiretroviral therapy 

Dis Mon. 2021 Feb 24;101165. doi: 10.1016/j.disamonth.2021.101165.

Intra-host changes in Kaposi sarcoma-associated herpesvirus genomes in Ugandan adults with Kaposi sarcoma 

PLoS Pathog. 2021 Jan 19;17(1):e1008594. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1008594.

Incidence and duration of incident oropharyngeal gonorrhoea and chlamydia infections among men who have sex with men: prospective cohort study 

Sex Transm Infect. 2020 Nov 18;sextrans-2020-054764. doi: 10.1136/sextrans-2020-054764

Mouth pathogens may trigger oral squamous cell carcinoma

Dr. Bicuspid | October 1, 2020

Are Candida albicans isolates from the oral cavity of HIV-infected patients more virulent than from non-HIV-infected patients? Systematic review and meta-analysis 

Microb Pathog. 2020 Sep 10;104477. doi: 10.1016/j.micpath.2020.10447

Oral colonization by Candida species and associated factors in HIV-infected patients in Ahvaz, southwest Iran 

Epidemiol Health. 2020;42:e2020033. doi: 10.4178/epih.e2020033. Epub 2020 May 24.

HIV-Associated plasmablastic lymphoma in the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy: a single center experience of 21 patients

AIDS. 2020 Jul 21. doi: 10.1097/QAD.0000000000002590

Transgender Women Have Higher Human Papillomavirus Prevalence Than Men Who Have Sex With Men-Two U.S. Cities, 2012-2014

Sex Transm Dis. 2019 Oct;46(10):657-662. doi: 10.1097/OLQ.0000000000001051

Immune status, and not HIV infection or exposure, drives the development of the oral microbiota

Sci Rep. 2020 Jul 2;10(1):10830. doi: 10.1038/s41598-020-67487-4

Biofilm-Producing Candida Species Causing Oropharyngeal Candidiasis in HIV Patients Attending Sukraraj Tropical and Infectious Diseases Hospital in Kathmandu, Nepal

HIV AIDS (Auckl). 2020 Jun 15;12:211-220. doi: 10.2147/HIV.S255698. eCollection 2020

Sexual behavior and its association with persistent oral lesions: analysis of the POP-Brazil study

Clin Oral Investig. 2020 Jun 25. doi: 10.1007/s00784-020-03407-0

Concordance between oral and anal human papillomavirus infection in HIV-infected men who have sex with men

Oral Dis. 2020 Jan;26(1):224-227. doi: 10.1111/odi.13197

Alterations in Oral Microbiota in HIV Are Related to Decreased Pulmonary Function

Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2020 Feb 15;201(4):445-457. doi: 10.1164/rccm.201905-1016OC

Pharyngeal microbiome alterations during Neisseria gonorrhoeae infection

PLoS One. 2020 Jan 16;15(1):e0227985. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0227985. eCollection 2020

Factors Associated with Oral Candidiasis in People Living with HIV/AIDS: A Case Control Study 

Dove Medical Press | January 14, 2020

Exploring lay public and dental professional knowledge around HPV transmission via oral sex and ... 

MD Linx | November 19, 2019

Oral Manifestations: Risk Factors for Oral Human Papillomavirus Infection Among Young Men Who Have Sex With Men-2 Cities, United States, 2012-2014

Sex Transm Dis. 2018 Oct;45(10):660-665. doi: 10.1097/OLQ.0000000000000845

Racial differences in dermatological conditions associated with Human Immunodeficiency Virus: a cross-sectional study of 4,679 patients in an urban tertiary care center

J Am Acad Dermatol. 2019 Sep 6. pii: S0190-9622(19)32680-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2019.08.072

Transgender Women Have Higher Human Papillomavirus Prevalence Than Men Who Have Sex With Men-Two U.S. Cities, 2012-2014

Sex Transm Dis. 2019 Oct;46(10):657-662. doi: 10.1097/OLQ.0000000000001051

The Burden of Serious Fungal Infections in Kyrgyzstan

J Fungi (Basel). 2019 Jul 19;5(3). pii: E66. doi: 10.3390/jof5030066

Candida spp. Determination and Th1/Th2 Mixed Cytokine Profile in Oral Samples From HIV+ Patients With Chronic Periodontitis

Front Immunol. 2019 Jun 27;10:1465. doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2019.01465. eCollection 2019

Oral and anal high-risk human papilloma virus infection in HIV-positive men who have sex with men over a 24-month longitudinal study: complexity and vaccine implications

BMC Public Health. 2019 May 28;19(1):645. doi: 10.1186/s12889-019-7004-x

Risk factors, prevalence, and site concordance of human papillomavirus in high-risk Greek men

Eur J Cancer Prev. 2018 Sep;27(5):514-520. doi: 10.1097/CEJ.0000000000000366

Salivary antioxidant and oxidative stress marker levels in HIV-positive individuals

Comb Chem High Throughput Screen. 2019 Mar 6.

Oral manifestations, salivary flow rates and Candida species in Thai HIV-infected patients

J Clin Exp Dent. 2019 Feb 1;11(2):e138-e145. doi: 10.4317/jced.55384. eCollection 2019 Feb

Pre-vaccination prevalence of anogenital and oral human papillomavirus in young HIV-infected men who have sex with men

Papillomavirus Res. 2019 Jan 15. pii: S2405-8521(18)30089-2. doi: 10.1016/j.pvr.2019.01.002.

Oropharyngeal candidiasis in HIV/AIDS patients and non-HIV subjects in the Southeast of Iran

Curr Med Mycol. 2018 Dec;4(4):1-6. doi: 10.18502/cmm.4.4.379

Patterns and trends of HPV-related cancers other than cervix in South Africa from 1994-2013

Cancer Epidemiol. 2018 Dec 14;58:121-129. doi: 10.1016/j.canep.2018.12.004. [Epub ahead of print]

Ten years of antiretroviral therapy: Incidences, patterns and risk factors of opportunistic infections in an urban Ugandan cohort

PLoS One. 2018 Nov 1;13(11):e0206796. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0206796. eCollection 2018

Human papillomavirus prevalence and behavioral risk factors among HIV-infected and HIV-uninfected men who have sex with men in Taiwan

Medicine (Baltimore). 2018 Nov;97(45):e13201. doi: 10.1097/MD.0000000000013201

Risk Factors for Oral Human Papillomavirus Infection Among Young Men Who Have Sex With Men-2 Cities, United States, 2012-2014

Sex Transm Dis. 2018 Oct;45(10):660-665

Spectrum of opportunistic infections and associated factors among people living with HIV/AIDS in the era of highly active anti-retroviral treatment in Dawro Zone hospital: a retrospective study

BMC Res Notes. 2018 Aug 20;11(1):604. doi: 10.1186/s13104-018-3707-9

Systematic review of the changing pattern of the oral manifestations of HIV

J Investig Clin Dent. 2018 Jul 17:e12351. doi: 10.1111/jicd.12351

Dysbiosis in the oral bacterial and fungal microbiome of HIV-infected subjects is associated with clinical and immunologic variables of HIV infection
PLoS One. 2018 Jul 11;13(7):e0200285. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0200285. eCollection 2018
Oropharyngeal Candidosis in HIV-Infected Patients-An Update
Front Microbiol. 2018 May 15;9:980. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2018.00980. eCollection 2018
Oral infection by Pseudomonas aeruginosa in patient with chronic kidney disease - a case report
J Bras Nefrol. 2018 Apr 19
Prevalence of current oral HPV infection among 100 betel nut chewers or cigarette smokers in Northern Taiwan
J Formos Med Assoc. 2018 Apr 7
The Burden of Fungal Diseases in Romania
J Fungi (Basel). 2018 Mar 1
Prevalence of anal, oral, penile and urethral Human Papillomavirus in HIV infected and HIV uninfected men who have sex with men
J Med Virol. 2018 Feb;90(2):358-366. doi: 10.1002/jmv.24943. Epub 2017 Nov 7
Prevalence of HIV-related oral manifestations and their association with HAART and CD4+ T cell count: a review
J Biol Regul Homeost Agents. 2018 Jan-Feb;32(2 Suppl. 1):51-59.
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Oral hairy leukoplakia: a series of 45 cases in immunocompetent patients 

Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol. 2021 Mar 29;4603. doi: 10.1016/j.oooo.2021.03.015.

Use of pritelivir in refractory aciclovir-resistant herpes simplex virus type 2 

Int J STD AIDS. 2021 May 4;9564624211006568. doi: 10.1177/09564624211006568

HIV Mouth Sores: Types of Sores and Symptoms | March 5, 2021

How HIV Can Affect the Tongue 

Verywell Health | February 27, 2021

Oral Thrush and HIV: What's the Connection? 

Healthline | February 24, 2021

Oro-facial opportunistic infections and related pathologies in HIV patients: A comprehensive review

Dis Mon. 2021 Feb 19;101170. doi: 10.1016/j.disamonth.2021.101170.

Incidence and survival of HNSCC patients living with HIV compared with HIV-negative HNSCC patients 

Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2021 Jan 25. doi: 10.1007/s00405-020-06573-9.

Caregivers' report of HIV-associated oral manifestations among HIV-unexposed, exposed, and infected Kenyan children 

Int J Paediatr Dent. 2020 Dec 25. doi: 10.1111/ipd.12771

The prevalence, risk factors and antifungal sensitivity pattern of oral candidiasis in HIV/AIDS patients in Kumba District Hospital, South West Region, Cameroon 

Pan Afr Med J. 2020 May 19;36:23. doi: 10.11604/pamj.2020.36.23.18202. eCollection 2020.

Salivary flow, amylase, and total protein in hospitalized patients with HIV infection / AIDS complications 

Afr Health Sci. 2020 Jun;20(2):597-604. doi: 10.4314/ahs.v20i2.7.

A Cross-Sectional Survey to Evaluate Potential for Partnering With School Nurses to Promote Human Papillomavirus Vaccination

CDC | September 24, 2020

Human Papillomavirus Prevalence in Oral and Oropharyngeal Rinse and Gargle Specimens of Dental Patients and of an HIV-Positive Cohort from Pretoria, South Africa 

Adv Virol. 2020 Aug 26;2020:2395219. doi: 10.1155/2020/2395219

Sexual health in dentistry – what you need to look out for | July 16, 2020


Manage Late Effects From HPV-Positive Oropharyngeal Cancers

ONS Voice | June 9, 2020

Candidiasis and Mechanisms of Antifungal Resistance

Antibiotics (Basel). 2020 Jun 9;9(6). pii: E312. doi: 10.3390/antibiotics9060312.

Signatures of oral microbiome in HIV-infected individuals with oral Kaposi's sarcoma and cell-associated KSHV DNA

PLoS Pathog. 2020 Jan 17;16(1):e1008114.

Do you have white patches in your mouth? 

Jamaica Observer | May 3, 2020

HIV modifies the effect of tobacco smoking on oral human papillomavirus infection 

MD Linx | March 27, 2019

HIV modifies the effect of tobacco smoking on oral human papillomavirus infection

J Infect Dis. 2020 Mar 25. pii: jiaa135. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jiaa135

Oral Health: A Window To Your Overall Health 

Science Times | March 2, 2020

How Marijuana Accelerates Growth of HPV-related Head and Neck Cancer Identified

AEGIS | January 14, 2020

Tobacco use and oral sex practice among dental clinic attendees

PLoS One. 2019 Mar 13;14(3):e0213729. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0213729. eCollection 2019

The burden of oral conditions among adolescents living with HIV at a clinic in Johannesburg, South Africa

LoS One. 2019 Oct 16;14(10):e0222568. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0222568. eCollection 2019

Oral Thrush: What Is The Most Effective Treatment For Thrush? 

Republic World | September 30, 2019

More than 70% of US adults are not aware of HPV cancer risks

Healio | September 27, 2019

Concordance between oral and anal human papillomavirus infection in HIV-infected men who have sex with men

Oral Dis. 2019 Sep 17. doi: 10.1111/odi.13197

Modeling HPV vaccination scale-up among urban young men who have sex with men in the context of HIV

NCBI | May 25, 2019

The important role dental professionals play in educating patients about HPV prevention

Dentistry IQ | March 22, 2019

Human immunodeficiency virus and salivary gland pathology: an update

Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol. 2019 Jan 9

Increased risk of tuberculosis in oral cancer patients in an endemic area: a nationwide population-based study

Clin Oral Investig. 2019 Feb 28. doi: 10.1007/s00784-019-02864-6

Pharm To Exam Table – Candida glabrata Urinary Tract Infections

University of Nebraska Medical Center | December 21, 2018

Note from Dr. Reznik – This information is valuable for oral infections with Candida glabrata

Study links individual HPV types to HIV infection

EurekAlert | October 5, 2018

FDA Approves HPV Vaccine For Men And Women Aged 27-45

New York Times | October 5, 2018

Rising Rates of HPV-Associated Oropharyngeal Cancers: A Challenge For Interprofessional Education and Practice

All4OralHealth | Sept 18, 2018

Scientists map interactions between head and neck cancer and HPV virus

Gladstone Institute | Sept 12, 2018

Top HPV-Associated Cancer Is Now Oropharyngeal

August 23,2018

Cetuximab with radiation found to be inferior to standard treatment in HPV-positive oropharyngeal cancer

NIH | August 14, 2018

John S. Greenspan Papers Update: The Women’s Interagency HIV Study

UCSF Archives & Special Collections | July 31, 2018

Prevalence of Soft-Tissue Lesions among Women in Sex Work in the Red Light Area of Pune, India: A Cross-Sectional Survey
J Int Soc Prev Community Dent. 2018 May-Jun;8(3):218-223. doi: 10.4103/jispcd.JISPCD_46_18
The effect of subinhibitory concentrations of gentian violet on the germ tube formation by Candida albicans and its adherence to oral epithelial cells
Arch Oral Biol. 2017 Oct;82:1-5. doi: 10.1016/j.archoralbio.2017.05.016. Epub 2017 May 25
The risk of oral tongue cancer in organ transplant recipients and people with HIV
NIH researchers use genomics to set squamous cell carcinomas apart from other cancers
NIH | April 5, 2018
Risk factors for oral HPV infection among young men who have sex with men - 2 cities, United States, 2012-2014
Sex Transm Dis. 2018 Apr 5
Oral HPV Infection Rate Is Alarmingly High in US Men
Medscape | January 25, 2018
HIV/AIDS in Pakistan
Dental News Pakistan | November 23, 2017
Oral Cancer Symptoms May Include Difficulty Chewing, Painful Tongue
Daily Mail | November 7, 2017
Nonavalent HPV Vaccine May Have Protected 77% of HIV+ Men With Anal HPV
16th European AIDS Conference, October 25-27, 2017. Milan
Extragenital Chlamydia and Gonorrhea in Young Black Men Who Have Sex With Men: Missed Treatment Opportunities for HIV-Infected MSM?
Sex Transm Dis. 2017 Oct 19. doi: 10.1097/OLQ.0000000000000746
Guidelines for the Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections in HIV-Infected Adults and Adolescents
AIDSInfo | October 18, 2017

Incidence of Herpes Zoster in a Large Cohort of Persons Living with HIV

IDWeek2017/IDSA, October 4-8, 2017, San Diego

Risk for secondary cancers after Kaposi sarcoma has declined

Healio | August 24, 2017