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Veterans Hiv From Dentist

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I have parkinsons & HIV & I want to see a dentist. Problems?

Hi Dr Bob,I was recently diagnosed HIV+. I also have Parkinson's which affects my head movement. When I went to get a crown recently, my usual dentist refused because I have both HIV and a 'movement disorder which increases the likelyhood of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Parkinson's disease causes persistent head movement, delicate dental work could prove challenging. I'd suggest you check with your HIV specialist and get a referral to an HIV-knowledgeable (and experienced) dentist for a second opinion. If he,... Read more »

Dentists specializing in HIV patients

Newly infected in Phoenix, AZ and am unable to find a dentist to treat me. Can you help. Read more »

hiv positive dentist

can hiv positive dentist allow to practice?in that case what is the career option ? 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 »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...than womenstill have HIV in the US, women are catching up. In some countries, HIV+ womenoutnumber HIV+ men. The proportion of HIV/AIDS cases among women has more than tripled from 8percent in 1985 to an alarming 27 percent in 2008. That means... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Time; Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced Read more »
Connect With Others

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 »

Do I have to tell my dentist?

Posted by dj1979, 7 Replies
...I think I already know the answer to this, but am I obligated to reveal my status to my dentist? I am going for an extraction on Thursday. Since this is a small town, I am still really uncomfortable telling anyone. I know Read more »

Going to the dentist....ouch!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I had to make my first routine dentist appt since I found out I was HIV pos. I asked my HIV provider if I should disclose my status to my dentist and his hygenist who cleans my teeth and does most Read more »

Just back from the dentist

Posted by franfrog, 3 Replies
...Well, I have not gone to the dentist in about 15 years. No cavities surprisingly but got my teeth cleaned and they said I need to go back for a deep cleaning. You Read more »