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Oral Screening/Dental Health Management Webinar Now Available


An archived version of the webinar, Introduction to Oral Health: Oral Screening and Dental Management, is now available on the TARGET Center. The webinar, which took place March 7, focused on the following learning objectives:

  • Discuss the importance of oral health.
  • Understand a systematic approach to an efficient oral screening.
  • Recognize the role of the primary care clinician in promoting oral health.
  • Describe the elements of effective medical-dental collaboration and dental referral.

The webinar is based on the first two chapters of HRSA/HAB’s Integrating Oral Health Care in HIV Primary Care Settings: A Guide to Oral Health Care for People Living with HIV/AIDS. This curriculum is designed to assist primary care providers with the information they need to recognize and manage oral health and disease for people living with HIV/AIDS.


View the webinar.

HIVdent's Mission

HIVdent is a not-for-profit coalition of concerned health care professionals committed to assuring access to high quality oral health care services for adults, adolescents, and children living with HIV disease. HIVdent disseminates state-of-the-art treatment information and shares expertise in advocacy, development, training, integration, and evaluation of oral health services for the HIV-infected population.

The primary mechanism by which HIVdent initially intends to accomplish its mission is via this web site. Inside, not only will you find several sections on the oral manifestations of HIV disease and a large picture gallery, but information on infection control, post-exposure protocols, pediatric/adolescent care, medications, funding and other resources.

Through an easily accessible e-mail system, health care professionals and consumers alike are able to communicate directly with our Faculty, some of the foremost international experts in these fields.


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