Topic: Oral Health Care

provider and patient looking at teeth

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 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 Grant Recipient Map for details.

Share your best practices or post questions in the Oral Health Collaborative Forum on TARGET.


Guidelines and Manuals

Webinars and Training

Tools and Job Aids

  • Cleveland/Lorain/Elyria TGA
    April 2011

    Tools developed by a Part A program to monitor programs and services.

  • El Rio Community Health Center
    June 2008

    Patient satisfaction survey on dental services, with questions about quality of care and satisfaction with services. Developed by El Rio Community Health Center under the Ryan White Community Based Dental Partnership Program.

    June 2008

    Referral forms and dental record review forms for dental care. Developed by the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey under the Ryan White Community Based Dental Partnership Program.

    June 2008

    Outline/template for a strategic plan to guide an HIV/AIDS dental program, with sections on reporting, management of services, quality, consumer involvement, educational programs, and collaborative activities.

  • Loma Linda University
    June 2008

    Sample agreement with roles and responsibilities of collaborating partners to educate dental students in the clinical and psychosocial aspects of providing care to clients with HIV disease and to bring HIV dental services to previously unserved clients.

  • February 2008

    Focus group protocol to gather feedback from current dental clinic patients. Developed by Lutheran Medical Center and El Rio Community Health Centers under the Ryan White Community Based Dental Partnership Program.

Reports and Best Practices