Human papillomavirus: the fundamentals of HPV for oral health care providers.

Katharine N. Ciarrocca, Lana L. Jackson, Scott S. DeRossi

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Abstract

Human papillomavirus (HPV) has become widely known as the causative agent of cervical cancer and some oropharyngeal cancers. The development of HPV vaccines has further piqued public interest. As a result, dentists will have increasing numbers of patients who will inquire about oral HPV infection and its prevention by means of vaccination. Dental professionals must be informed.This review provides an overview of HPV, its association with HIV and oropharyngeal cancer and information on HPVvaccinations.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)349-355
Number of pages7
JournalUnknown Journal
Volume41
Issue number5
StatePublished - May 2013

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dentistry(all)

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    Ciarrocca, K. N., Jackson, L. L., & DeRossi, S. S. (2013). Human papillomavirus: the fundamentals of HPV for oral health care providers. Unknown Journal, 41(5), 349-355.