This talk will describe the main aspects of providing PWH safe and responsible dental care. We will review important laboratory tests, common oral mucosal diseases, and the effect of hyposalivation and its recommended management.
Discuss safety concerns when providing dental care to PWH
Review the common oral mucosal manifestations of HIV
Review the important role of saliva plays in maintaining good oral health and how to best manage hyposalivation
Herve Y Sroussi, DMD, PhD Director for Research, Division of Oral Medicine and Dentistry, Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Associate Professor, Department of Oral Medicine, Infection and Immunity, Harvard School of Dental Medicine