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Women’s Oral Health

JOAN A. PHELAN, DDS
Professor and Chair of the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Radiology and Medicine

EXPERTISE:
Impact of HIV/AIDS on women's oral health.

PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND:
Diplomate, American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology; co-author of the textbook, Oral Pathology for the Dental Hygienist, 4th ed. W.B. Saunders, 2004.

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PUBLICATION HIGHLIGHTS:
"Longitudinal Evaluation of Loss of Attachment in HIV-Infected Women Compared to HIV-Uninfected Women." Journal of Periodontology (2006).

"The Effect of HAART on Salivary Microbiota in the Women's Interagency HIV Study (WIHS)." Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology and Endodontology (2005).