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Hiv And Being A Dental Hygienist

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Ask the Experts

dental job

Are there any jobs for dental hygienists cleaning AIDS patients teeth
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...many major cities certain dental practices see a lot of HIV patients and gum/tooth hygiene is an important part of their care. Dental hygienists are a part of the dental care team so I suggest contacting a local AIDS service organization to find... Read more »

Sharing food/blood in saliva?

Hi Dr. Bob, You rock! My best friend has recently been diagnosed as HIV+ and is really doing ok.... Read more »

Sharing food/blood in saliva?

Hi Dr. Bob,You rock! My best friend has recently been diagnosed as HIV+ and is really doing ok. ... Read more »
Articles
Lambda Legal

Dental, Public Health Associations, and EEOC Challenge Firing of Hygienist With HIV

...States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission are among 11 organizations joining Lambda Legal to challenge the firing of a dental hygienist with HIV. In friend-of-the-court briefs submitted this week, the organizations argue there was no valid... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Supreme Court Won't Hear HIV-Demoted Case

...A dental hygienist demoted when his employer discovered he has HIV lost his bid for a Supreme Court appeal Tuesday. The high court could have used Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: Survey Suggests High Rate of HIV Exposure for Health Care Workers

...health care workers may have HIV, said McCarthy. She presented results from a confidential mail-in survey of 22,000 dentists, dental hygienists, surgeons and nurses conducted over several years. Among nurses, more than 8 percent said they had... Read more »
Lambda Legal

AIDS Discrimination Isn't Over

...follow the law and honor their contracts with HIV-positive policy holders. And with the filing of our complaint on behalf of a dental hygienist with HIV, in Waddell v. Valley Forge Dental Associates , we are again battling irrational fear of... Read more »
Connect With Others

Dentist required Phoenix area

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I work for a dental clinic with a large HIV client base. The staff is great the patients are wonderful and the pay is ok. We are in need of a new dentist in the Phoenix Read more »

jackie blue

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
it is called linear erythema gingivitis i have been tested and it was neg but the syptoms of this has me worried Read more »

Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

Workplace issues and HIV/AIDS

Posted by ScotCharles
...http://www.thebody.com/workplace.html Check out this link for workplace issues with HIV/AIDS. It is very thorough. Read more »