HIV and your oral health are interlinked. HIV can present some unique oral problems and may need the support of an informed dentist to improve and maintain your oral health care.
The condition of your mouth – teeth, gums, tongue and throat – can significantly affect your physical and emotional health, including comfort, appearance, self-image, self-esteem, interpersonal relationships, diet and speech, and further impact upon other health conditions.
Our Factsheet: HIV & your Mouth offers practical tips for good oral health, outlines some of the oral issues and infections for people living with HIV, including prevention tips.
HIV & your Mouth