Last Updated: August 30, 2022    

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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.

ADA antibiotic guidelines are still shifting dental practices

Dr. Bicuspid | July 15, 2022

The Inequities Hurting Oral Health in the US

CareQuest Institute for Oral Health | June 2022

Improving dental care by linking medical and dental records in health Information exchanges | June 14, 2022

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

Southeast AIDS Education Training Center

Improving Dental and Mental Health Through Case Management

DentaQuest | May 27, 2022

Oral Health Report: Mouth Serves as Gateway to Overall Health

Colorado School of Public Health - CU Anschutz | February 24, 2022


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

Clinical Oral Condition Analysis and the Influence of Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy on Human Salivary Microbial Community Diversity in HIV-Infected/AIDS Patients 

Front Cell Infect Microbiol. 2022 Jun 29;12:937039. doi: 10.3389/fcimb.2022.937039. eCollection 2022.

Prevalence, correlates and treatment needs of dental caries among people on antiretroviral therapy in Uganda: a cross sectional study 

BMC Oral Health. 2022 Jun 10;22(1):231. doi: 10.1186/s12903-022-02256-5.

Correction to: Stage II and stage III periodontitis clinical burdens of HIV-1 undergoing antiretroviral therapy 

Clin Oral Investig. 2022 Mar 8. doi: 10.1007/s00784-022-04410-3.

Stage II and stage III periodontitis clinical burdens of HIV-1 undergoing antiretroviral therapy 

Clin Oral Investig. 2022 Feb;26(2):2187-2195. doi: 10.1007/s00784-021-04201-2. Epub 2021 Oct 3.

Indonesian Dental Students' Attitudes, Knowledge, Preparation, and Willingness to Treat HIV/AIDS Patients 

Eur J Dent. 2022 Jan 6. doi: 10.1055/s-0041-1740350

Nonsurgical periodontal debridement affects subgingival bacterial diversity in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-1 infected patients with periodontitis 

J Periodontol. 2022 Jan 5. doi: 10.1002/JPER.21-0466.

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

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

More Americans seeking oral care in emergency departments

Dr. Bicuspid | June 30, 2022

Integrating oral health into primary health care

Dove Medical Press | June 21, 2022

Dental Hygiene and Its Effect on Overall Health

Verywell Health | June 13, 2022

Oral Health Inequality in Canada, the US, and the UK

PLoS ONE; 2022 May 1

Two nonprofits partner to increase dental care access for HIV patients

Hastings Tribune | May 3, 2022

How Toothcare Affects Our Whole Body

Nature World News | April 18, 2022

Carbs, sugary foods may influence poor oral health: Study

Hindustan Times | April 7, 2022

Medication-Related Osteonecrosis of the Jaw: 2022 Update 

Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery | March 31, 2022

Barriers and facilitators to dental care among culturally and linguistically diverse carers 

DocWire News | March 27, 2022

Palatal Brushing for the Treatment of Denture Stomatitis 

Practice Update | March 24, 2022

ADA updates CDT codes: 10 things to know 

Becker’s | March 24, 2022

Scientists Develop System To Detect Teeth At Risk Of Decay

New Atlas | March 9, 2022

Federal Leaders Call For Research, Policy Changes To Address Oral Healthcare Disparities

Becker’s Dental Review | March 1, 2022

Poll: Insufficient Applicants Among Top Challenges When Recruiting Dental Assistants, Hygienists

Becker’s Dental Review | February 23, 2022

Disparities in Caregiver-Reported Dental Cavities and Toothaches Among Children in the Special Supplemental Nutrition for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Program

DocWire News | February 2022

Racism and oral health equity in the United States: Identifying its effects and providing future directions

DocWire News | January 28, 2022

Study analyzes oral health spending in Medicaid, commercial plans 

ADA News | January 24, 2022

FDA Warns About Risk Of Dental Problems Tied To Buprenorphine Use

Reuters | January 12, 2022

Which U.S. states are best, worst for dental health?

Dr Bicuspid | January 4, 2022

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