Oral Health Care
Oral health care includes diagnostic, preventive, and therapeutic services provided by a dental health care professional licensed to provide health care in the State or jurisdiction, including general dental practitioners, dental specialists, and dental hygienists, as well as licensed and trained and dental assistants.
The Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP) supports oral health services through all program parts as well as the Part F Dental Reimbursement Program (DRP) and Community-Based Dental Partnership Program (CBDPP). See the RWHAP Maps for details.
Guidelines and Manuals
HRSA HIV/AIDS Bureau (HAB)December 2013
These resources provide information for planning oral health programs for target audiences that include HIV, primary care, and dental providers interested in expanding or replicating innovative models of oral health care for PLWHA.
Webinars and Training
HRSA HIV/AIDS Bureau (HAB)March 2014
Webinar curriculum for primary care providers on recognizing and managing oral health and disease for people living with HIV.
Tools and Job Aids
Cleveland/Lorain/Elyria TGAApril 2011
Tools developed by a Part A program to monitor programs and services.
Reports and Best Practices
HRSA HIV/AIDS Bureau (HAB)July 2019
Toolkit containing strategies for assessing and reducing risk of oral health disease, building oral health care provider networks and referral processes, and supporting clients through patient navigation.
Boston University School of Public HealthMay 2012
Lessons learned on developing oral health services for people living with HIV/AIDS, based upon experiences of a SPNS national research and evaluation demonstration project.
AETC National Coordinating Resource Center (NCRC)January 2018
HIV clinical training resources and and collaborative support for the AETC Program.