Oral and Dental Health in People Living with HIV and Co-Occurring Non-Communicable Diseases

Oral and Dental Health in People Living with HIV and Co-Occurring Non-Communicable Diseases

People living with HIV/AIDs have increased rates and severity of oral diseases. This initiative supports research to understand the combined effects of HIV/AIDS, HIV therapies, and co-occurring non-communicable diseases on oral health, and the identification of approaches to prevent and treat oral diseases in these individuals.

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Oral and Dental Health in People Living with HIV and Co-Occurring Non-Communicable Diseases

Submitted by (@drflora07)

Insight into Oro-Dental Heath in HIV & Non-communicable Diseases

Compromised oral and dental health in non communicable diseases(NCDs) such as diabetes, liver cirrhosis, advance kidney failure etc is documented in literature but HIV along with NCDs status is again great area which needs to be explored. Due to major organ failures, least importance is given to oral health problems nowdays leading to its increased severity, with cases terminating into oral malignancies also. I would ...more »

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