Routine Testing-HIV, HCV, Glucose, Academic to Private Practice

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The purpose of this training is to increase participants' knowledge of the role of dentists and dentistry in the HIV care continuum, and tools for interprofessional HIV care. Program objectives include:

  • Explain how dental care is part of an inter-professional  holistic approach to health
  • Demonstrate the importance of HIV testing, and the role that dentistry can play in HIV prevention and treatment
  • Explain the importance of retention and linkage to care, and strategies to increase their fruition


Valli Meeks, DDS, MS, BS
Associate Professor
Director, PLUS Program
University of Maryland School of Dentistry

Gary Hack, DDS
Clinical Professor
Department of Endodontics, Prosthodontics and Operative Dentistry
University of Maryland School of Dentistry

CNE credits are available for this activity.