This FREE symposium is designed to provide dentists, dental hygienists, and dental assistants with the most current information on oral health, oral care, and the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). This FREE course will contain advanced information for practitioners anticipating the care and treatment of the HIV patient. 


Event Details

Friday, February 10, 2012

9:00 - 4:00 pm

*Registration and Information booths starting at 8:30 am

Ecumenical Center

8310 Ewing Halsell Dr

San Antonio, TX




8:30 am - 9:00 am                Registration, Networking, Breakfast

9:00 am - 9:30 am                Opening Remarks, AETC Information

9:30 am - 10:30 am              HIV Management (Including DHHS Guidelines 2011)

                                             Presenter: Roberto Andrade, MD

10:30 am - 10:45 am            Break


10:45 am - 11:45 am            Dental Management and HIV Care

                                             Presenter: Mark Nichols, DDS

11:45 pm - 12:30 pm            Lunch & Networking

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm             Oral Manifestations 1: OIs, Neoplasms and Autoimmune Diseases

                                             Presenter: Mark Nichols, DDS

1:30 pm - 1:45 pm                Break

1:45 pm - 3:45 pm               Oral Manifestations 2: OIs, Neoplasms and Autoimmune Diseases

                                             Presenter: Mark Nichols, DDS

3:45 pm - 4:45 pm               Closing Remarks, Complete Evaluations



Speaker Information


Mark Nichols, DDS is currently the TX/OK AETC Dental Director, VP of Clinical Affairs for Bering Omega Community Services, and Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor, Department of General Dentistry at the dental school in Houston, TX.
Since 1987, Dr. Nichols has seen over 15,000 patients infected with HIV and has been focusing his efforts on the treatment of AIDS-related oral pathology. He is a member of the American Dental Associate, the American Academy of Oral Medicine, and he International Association of Dental Research.
In October 2009, Dr. Nichols was the recipient of the prestigious Community Leadership Award presented by St. Luke’s Episcopal Health Charities in Houston.

Roberto Andrade, MD is an Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas. Dr Andrade received his medical degree at the Catholic University, Guayaquil, Ecuador. After graduating in Infectious Diseases at UT–Houston Medical School he became highly involved with HIV care working at the largest HIV community clinic in Houston, Thomas Street Health Center, in addition to Ben Taub General Hospital and at the North West community early interventional HIV clinic.  Dr. Andrade is currently the Director of HIV–Education at TSHC–Baylor College of Medicine, and the AETC–Houston Medical Director. He was recently awarded for his role as educator in the Houston community with the Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P Faculty Excellence Award in Educational Leadership.Dr Andrade is leading many HIV clinical trials in Houston, including CPCRA, CHARTER, and Texas Repository for AIDS Neuropathogenesis Research.



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CE Information

Continuing Education Credits are not available for this training.


Target Audience

  • Dentists
  • Dental Hygienists
  • Dental Assistants



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