Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol 2016 Jan 9;121(1):29-38. Epub 2015 Sep 9.
Professor and Chair Department of Dental Ecology, CB 7450, School of Dentistry, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA. Electronic address:
Objectives: Strategies to prevent new-onset and recurrent oral manifestations of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), including fungal, viral, neoplastic, and idiopathic mucosal diseases and destructive periodontal conditions, are poorly understood.
Study Design: A structured review of the English language literature in PubMed through March 2015 was conducted to identify current prevention strategies for initial and recurrent oral manifestations of HIV.
Results: Pharmacologic approaches, including combination antiretroviral therapy or other targeted therapies for prevention of oropharyngeal candidiasis, orolabial herpes, oral hairy leukoplakia, oral Kaposi sarcoma, linear gingival erythema and necrotizing ulcerative periodontitis were found. Read More