Epidemiology and diagnosis of HIV-associated periodontal diseases.

  title={Epidemiology and diagnosis of HIV-associated periodontal diseases.},
  author={Ira B Lamster and John T Grbic and R S Bucklan and D A Mitchell-Lewis and Homer S. Reynolds and Joseph J. Zambon},
  journal={Oral diseases},
  volume={3 Suppl 1},
A review of periodontal disease as a manifestation of HIV infection suggests a shift in emphasis over the past 5 years. Initially the focus was on newly described forms of periodontal disease (i.e., HIV-associated gingivitis or linear gingival erythema (LGE); HIV-associated periodontitis or necrotizing ulcerative periodontitis (NUP). While the clinical… CONTINUE READING