Providers - Learn About HPV
Resources for HPV Vaccination Education
Here you can find customized resources to help you to learn more about the HPV virus, HPV-related cancers, HPV vaccination, and eliminating HPV-related diseases as a public health problem.
Answering Questions About HPV Vaccine: A Guide for Dental Professionals
Be ready to accurately answer parents’ questions. Usually, letting parents know that HPV causes oropharyngeal cancer (a form of throat cancer) is enough. If a parent needs more information be ready to address their questions and help them understand why you recommend the HPV vaccine.
Practitioner HPV Fact Sheet
The Human Papillomavirus (HPV) family is a group of viruses with strains that can be divided into low and high-risk types. When the virus is not cleared, as is the case in 1-2% of instances, the persistence of the virus can put people at risk for the development of low- risk papillomas or high-risk cancers.