- Ascertain if the STD is active or nonactive.
- Check for oral lesions associated with an STD, such as herpes simplex virus (HSV) , and human papilloma virus (HPV) infections. Be aware that these infections may be transmitted by direct contact.
- Determine if cardiomyopathy-associated syphilis requires antibiotic prophylaxis prior to dental procedures.
- Address systemic STDs such as hepatitis B infection (HBV) and HIV disease accordingly.
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