Oral care issues specific to HIV/AIDS patients

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HIV/AIDS Updates:

Eyes may be windows to the soul, but the mouth is an open door to a person’s overall health. Rigorous oral maintenance and regular checkups can play a vital role in one’s oral—and overall—health. This is of special significance to HIV/AIDS patients whose already weakened immune systems make them more prone to infections. 

Many health issues start in the mouth. For HIV/AIDS patients, issues like decaying teeth, dry mouth, cavities or mouth sores may signal