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Hiv And Dental Studies

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dental amalgam in HIV+ patients

Hello Dr. Frascino !My girlfriend is hiv + and on meds.She visited her dentist since she had problems vith her memory. He told her she should replace amalgam (because of mercury) with composite. He added this mercury can damage kidney, cause brain...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...dentist you saw is a quack! I'd strongly recommend you find a more competent dentist. I'll post below some information from the archives.Dr. Bobmercury poisening from fillings/HIV statusMar 26, 2005 Have doubted my HIV + status for some time.... Read more »

HIV and dental implant

what is the protocol for getting dental implants for an hiv patient 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 »
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

Dental Problems Go Unresolved in Many HIV Patients

...people treated for HIV disease that year had unmet dental needs, unmet medical needs or both. Study author Kevin Heslin of UCLA's AIDS Research Training Center estimated that 14.3 percent of HIV patients had unmet dental needs in the six months... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Impact of Intensified Dental Care on Outcomes in HIV Infection

...carried out a randomized clinical trial with subjects from the Portland, Ore., metropolitan area. Researchers recruited 376 HIV-infected patients, ages 19 to 61, with CD4 counts between 100 and 750. The two-arm randomized control trial provided... Read more »
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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 »

HIV Positive dentist

Posted by doglove, 5 Replies
...to, disclose but I know it would be unwise to do so. Any advice? Should I pursue this career path at all? Anyone know an HIV + dentist? 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 »