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Hiv Patients And Dentist

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Dentists specializing in HIV patients

Newly infected in Phoenix, AZ and am unable to find a dentist to treat me. Can you help.
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...you'll be able to fine a good dentist in Phoenix. While I don't know of anyone there by name, I'd suggest that you ask your HIV specialist or AIDS Service Organization for their recommendation.Be well,BY Read more »

Dentist working with HIV+ patients

Hello Dr. Bob! I am a senior dental student and I have recently volunteered to treat HIV+ patients... Read more »

PLEASE DOC.... PATIENT TO DENTIST INFECTION.... PLEASE READ ASAP

DOC, thank you for reading this....I CAN'T SLEEP. I haven't been tested for HIV. I've been sexually... 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

Colorado: Dentist's Office Gives, Brings Smiles to Patients Living With HIV/AIDS

...serving the dental needs of people with HIV/AIDS since 1994. Its name honors Dr. John Howard, a dentist who treated seropositive patients before his 1988 death from AIDS at age 55. Some of Howard's original patients still come to the clinic,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Dentist Comes Out of Retirement to Treat HIV-Positive Patients

...giving some Chattanooga-area residents a reason to smile. The 79-year-old dentist came out of retirement last year to treat HIV-infected people who need dental care. Health care officials said Green is the only dentist willing to staff the... Read more »
Body Positive

HIV is a Disability! Court Protects HIV-Positive People

...be measured, Bragdon argued his right to use his own professional judgment in determining how best to ensure his own and his patients' safety. The issue of possible threat to the doctor's health was not directly decided by the Court. While... Read more »
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Me Again I another question

Posted by endlsskys, 2 Replies
...Ok I have been on this site for over a month and Found out I was 100% HIV positive. My next step is trying to find a case manager. I have a list of questions that are bothering me that I need answered Read more »

Immune system & HIV detection

Posted by andypb, 1 Reply
...What is compromised/ supressed immune system. Does compromised/ weak immune system take more time to produce antibody to HIV infection. Would a Person having as low Cd 4 counts 350 is considered to have compromised immune system. Do such... 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 »

our clinic needs a dentist

Posted by ckeown
...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 area if you know one or are one please let me Read more »