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Expanding Access to Oral Health Services for People Living with HIV/AIDS: Lessons Learned

May 2012

Boston University School of Public Health

SPNS Echo Expanding Access

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
  • Sustainability
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