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Dental Health And Hiv

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HIV and Dental Health

Dr. Henry,Does HIV make people more likely to have dental problems? I made it to age 22 without a single cavity. But, I now seem to get cavities all the time. I also chipped my front tooth from eating bacon, which was very expensive to fix....
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
HIV infection can lead to increased gum problems which can lead to more tooth/dental problems. Generally good control of HIV with antiretrovirals and attention to good dental care will control/minimize dental problems. There are some patients with... Read more »

Dental Implants in HIV patients

Can dental implants be placed in HIV patients with good success. There is not a good randomized... Read more »

HIV/AIDS and dental problems

Hello Dr. Reznik. I am a 5th year social work student and am currently doing a work term. Part of... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: Tenderloin Health Receives Funding for HIV Dental Care

The US Department of Health and Human Services awarded a $2 million, five-year demonstration grant to Tenderloin Health (TH) to provide critical dental care for HIV/AIDS patients. TH's partner agency is the Tom Waddell Health Center, which offers a... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Louisiana State University Dental School Gets $1.8 Million Five-Year HIV/AIDS Grant

On August 1, the federal Health Resources and Services Administration announced the awarding of a five-year, $1.8 million grant to a community-based dental partnership at the Louisiana State University (LSU) Health Sciences Center New Orleans. The... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: HIV Dental Care Expanding

Area health officials are making it easier for under- and uninsured Riverside County HIV/AIDS patients to access dental services. Thanks to an agreement between Riverside and San Bernardino counties, the Riverside County Public Health Department's... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Texas: Grant to Fund Dental Care for People With HIV/AIDS

Thanks to an annual $400,000, five-year U.S. Department of Health and Human Services grant, people with HIV/AIDS in a 23-county area of Northeast Texas will now be able to receive specialized dental care closer to home. Awarded by the division's... Read more »
Connect With Others

Free dental?

Posted by Benders, 1 Reply
I heard you get free dental in the uk if you have the hiv, does anyone know how true this is? Read more »

dental care

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
hi all,
first of all let me thank you for taking the time to read my post. i am 34 years old and have been poz 10 yrs, no meds yet, viral load 1800 and cell count 490. the thing is i have constant ulcers in my mouth sometimes so painful i dont eat... Read more »

HIV or Dental Issue ?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
FOund some interesting things on the net when looking up symptoms of body aches, headaches, joint muscle pain, ear aches, etc. drug resistance. I have not had any type of sexual intercourse other than masterbation for almost three years now and in... Read more »

Dental Symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
What are Dental Symptoms ? and what kind of chills do ppl get when they are infected with HIV ? Read more »