HIV

The dangers of STDs in the dental practice
The dangers of STDs in the dental practiceWhat every dental professional needs to know about contracting STDs in the dental practice.
9 of the scariest medical conditions with links to oral healthThere’s been a lot of buzz about oral systemic health in the news lately, and for good reason: A whole host of new discoveries have pinpointed that poor oral health is linked to some very serious medical conditions — and that treating oral health conditions could potentially serve as a preventative measure.
11,000 dental patients potentially exposed to HIV, hepatitis in clinic hygiene breaches
11,000 dental patients potentially exposed to HIV, hepatitis in clinic hygiene breaches

Almost 11,000 Australian patients have been warned that they may have been exposed to HIV, hepatitis and other blood-borne diseases due to appalling hygiene negligence in Sydney dental clinics.

Researchers find byproducts of bacteria in gum disease activate HIV in dormant T-cells

Researchers at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland have found a critical reason to treat periodontal disease as soon as possible.