Advertisement
The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol
  
  • Email Email
  • Printable Single-Page Print-Friendly
  • Glossary Glossary
  • PDF PDF

Dental Care Reminder

January 10, 2003

If you are living with HIV/AIDS, getting regular dental care is very important to maintaining your overall health!

You could be eligible for FREE Dental Care. Call Cindy, Karen or Justin at ACAP!!!!!!!!


What Programs Can Help You Pay for Dental Care?

There are some programs that may be able to help you pay for dental care, including Medicaid, private dental insurance, and Ryan White funds. Contact your case manager or local AIDS Organization to find out about resources in your area. If you live in King County, call the AIDS/HIV Care Access Project (ACAP) at 206-284-9277 to find out more about dental resources in King County. You can also e-mail ACAP at acap@whf.org.

Advertisement

How Do You Find an HIV Friendly Dentist?

Dentists are not allowed to discriminate against patients based on their HIV status. However, there are many dentists who specialize in treating persons living with HIV/AIDS. Contact your case manager or local AIDS Organization to find an HIV friendly dentist in your area. If you live in King County, call the AIDS/HIV Care Access Project (ACAP) at 206-284-9277. You can also e-mail ACAP at acap@whf.org.





  
  • Email Email
  • Printable Single-Page Print-Friendly
  • Glossary Glossary
  • PDF PDF

This article was provided by Seattle Treatment Education Project. It is a part of the publication STEP Ezine.
 

Tools
 

Advertisement