Topic: Oral Health Care

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.

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.

  • Tampa/St. Petersburg EMA
    January 2009

    Excel-based tools, each focused on collection of data on the following: adherence, dental care, mental health, and primary care.

  • 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


  • HRSA HIV/AIDS Bureau
    January 2017

    Tested and proven strategies on delivery of HIV Care, based upon HRSA HIV/AIDS Bureau Special Projects of National Significance (SPNS) projects.

  • HRSA HIV/AIDS Bureau
    October 2016

    HRSA/HAB administers The Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program, the largest Federal program focused exclusively on HIV/AIDS care.

  • New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute
    September 2015

    HIV guidelines, quality of care, clinical education, resources, policies and publications.

  • AETC National Coordinating Resource Center
    January 2015

    Clinical education/training resources and patient education materials on a range of HIV clinical care and clinical management topics.

  • Boston University School of Public Health
    November 2012

    Strategies and lessons learned from SPNS oral health initiative grantees on effective ways to engage and retain clients in HIV oral health care.