Last Updated: November 24, 2023    

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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.

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

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


Current oral hygiene and recreational behavioral trends in HIV disease 

Clin Exp Dent Res. 2023 Jul 4. doi: 10.1002/cre2.762.

Impact of oral intervention on the oral and overall health of children living with HIV in Cambodia: a randomized controlled trial 

BMC Med. 2023 Apr 28;21(1):162. doi: 10.1186/s12916-023-02862-2.

Prevalence of dental caries and associated risk factors among People Living with HIV/AIDS and HIV uninfected adults at an HIV clinic in Kigali...

PLoS One. 2023 Apr 6;18(4):e0276245. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0276245. eCollection 2023.

HIV And Gum Disease Study Gets Funding

Chiang Rai Times | February 3, 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

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

Dry mouth could be a 'red flag' symptom for five serious illnesses

The Mirror | August 25, 2023

AAOMR: Stop shielding patients during dental imaging

Dr Bicuspid | August 1, 2023

Smoking Intensity Is Associated With an Increased Risk of Peri-Implantitis 

Clin Oral Implants Res; 2023 Jul 31

Oral health improvement helps Cambodian children with HIV

Dental Tribune | July 27, 2023

Diabetes Mellitus May Increase the Risk of Apical Periodontitis After Root Canal Treatment

J Endod; 2023 Jul 26

Effectiveness of Silver Diamine Fluoride in Arresting Dental Caries in Residents Living in Nursing Homes 

J Public Health Dent; 2023 Jun 12; EPub Ahead of Print; H Shakir, RS Marwaha, P Shah, et al

HOCl Rapidly Kills Corona, Flu, and Herpes to Prevent Aerosol Spread

Journal of Dental Research | May 29, 2023 | OnlineFirst

Dental Extraction in a Patient Living with Human Immunodeficiency Virus with Neutropenia and Thrombocytopenia 

Dent Clin North Am. 2023 Jul;67(3):483-486. doi: 10.1016/j.cden.2023.02.022. Epub 2023 Mar 25.

A 50-Year-Old Woman Living with Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Comorbid Conditions, Presenting for Scaling and Root Planing 

Dent Clin North Am. 2023 Jul;67(3):487-490. doi: 10.1016/j.cden.2023.02.026. Epub 2023 Mar 25.

ADA Gold Medal winner who pioneered oral AIDS research died at 85 

American Dental Association | April 26, 2023

An Interdisciplinary Clinical Review of Denture Stomatitis 

Practice Update | April 26, 2023

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

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