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Dental Implications Of Hiv

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HIV and dental implant

what is the protocol for getting dental implants for an hiv patient
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...recommending dental implants and offering to do the procedure would get medical clearance from the patient's primary care doctor/HIV specialist. Payment is often a sticking point since often not covered by dental insurance and can be a major... Read more »

dental hiv scare

I was cut by a dirty dental instrument. It had been soaking (30 mins..) in a dirty ultrasonic... 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

New York: Dental Clinic Specializes in HIV/AIDS Patients, Cuts Out Fear of Seeing Dentist

... Last fall, the nonprofit group Housing Works opened a full-service health clinic in Brooklyn exclusively for women with HIV/AIDS. A dental clinic housed in the facility, located at 57 Willoughby St., also accepts male patients. Many of the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Massachusetts: Dental Care Providers Can Help in Early Detection of HIV

... "The dental community can join [the fight against AIDS] by being the first line of defense in identifying possible signs of HIV. Dental teams have a unique opportunity to identify individuals who may be HIV-positive and unaware of their status. ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: HIV Dental Clinic to Close

... A San Francisco dental clinic serving low-income HIV/AIDS and other special needs patients will close June 30. The University of the Pacific's Advanced General Dentistry (AGD) site is Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Dental Clinic for People Living With HIV/AIDS Opens in Uganda

... Uganda's first dental clinic for people living with HIV/AIDS opened last week at an HIV/AIDS medical center near the capital, Kampala, Uganda's New Vision reports. The $18,000 clinic Read more »
Connect With Others

HIV or Dental Issue ?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...shirt to wear under my work clothes and noticed it was kind of itchy, this has progressed to a rash all over my body. I took an HIV test which came back non-reactive, then freakin out I might have cancer I went to my doctor who assures me since I... Read more »

Dental Symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...What are Dental Symptoms ? jaw pain or tooth aches ? 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 »

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 »