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Jan 17, 2020

On this week’s episode of The Official OSAP Podcast with Michelle Lee, Michelle is joined by Helene Bednarsh, Director of the HIV Dental Program for the Boston Public Health Commission, to discuss her 30+ years of dedication to HIV patients, providing them with access to oral health care.


Episode Highlights:


  • The Ryan White Dental Program
  • The current status of HIV in the United States
  • The many ways oral health care professionals can help in reducing the spread of HIV
  • The 4 pillars of the ‘President’s Plan to End HIV’




“I encourage you all to make OSAP one of your families.”


“We’re talking about a disease that completely can be prevented.”


“The CDC recommends that everyone between the ages of 13 and 64 be tested at least once in their lifetime, more if there are risk factors.”


“As primary oral health care providers, it’s our responsibility to be part of this plan to end the epidemic, especially to stay educated and well informed, and OSAP can help you.”




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