Lessons learned on developing oral health services for people with HIV, based on experiences of a SPNS national research and evaluation demonstration project. Includes:
- Background and methods
- Program start-up (decisions made about program models, mobile dental units, and challenges encountered with staff and patient recruitment)
- Strategies for success:
- Interventions contributing to patient outcomes
- Including dental case management, transportation, creating satellite clinics, patient education and integrated medical and dental care
Utilization and cost estimates for delivery of HIV/AIDS oral health care for use by Policy Makers and Providers as they factor in the cost of service expansion for these services.