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Hiv And Dental Treatment

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dental treatments and HIV

Hello Doctor! I am HIV positive patients currently in treatment and laboratory values ​​450 CD4 and viral load under 20 copies.I have to have several dental treatments involving blood, saliva, etc. ..I know that all surgical...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi.Universal precautions should be in place for all medical and dental procedures. This protects against transmission of blood-borne pathogens between the doctor/dentist and the patient. Regarding your uncle, you could disclose your HIV-positive... Read more »

viral load and dental hygiene treatment

Would you be able to tell me if a person with HIV is having the viral load testing done is there... Read more »

dental treatment

Have been HIV+ for 16 years and unwell. Is the local anaesthetic, given by injection, or... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Dental Clinic in Wyoming Offers HIV Testing

The Dental Services program at the Community Health Center of Central Wyoming began offering HIV testing in April 2005. It has since become a model for other dental practices across the country that would like to do the same. "You give a whole... 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

60 Oklahoma Dental Patients Test Positive for Hepatitis or HIV

The Tulsa Health Department announced that approximately 60 former patients of Dr. W. Scott Harrington's dental clinics tested positive for hepatitis or HIV. Harrington was criticized by the state dental board for poor sterilization practices. More... Read more »
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 people... Read more »
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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 »

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 Symptoms

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