Correlates of Unmet Dental Care Need among HIV-Positive Persons since Being Diagnosed with HIV

Authors Jeanty, Y. , Cardenas, G. , Fox, J. E. , Pereyra, M. , Diaz, C. , Bednarsh, H. , Reznik, D. , Abel, S. , Bachman, S. S. , Metsch, L.

Date 2012

Keywords HIV/AIDS, Oral Health Care

This article appeared in Public Health Reports 2012 Supplement 2. It describes a study in which the characteristics of people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) who reported unmet oral health needs since testing positive were analyzed and compared to characteristics of people reporting no unmet health needs. Barriers to accessing oral health care for PLWHA were also identified.