The Oral Health Care Needs Of Cancer Patients

Oral Health Care Needs Of Cancer Patients

Cancer patients often have unique dental care needs as a result of their cancer therapy. It is important that a patient  seeks the help of a dentist at the beginning of cancer treatment to prevent dental-related problems that may arise during treatment. These problems include mouth sores, oral pain, and mouth infections.

This article by Dennis Abbott, DDS, CEO and founder of the Dental Oncology Professionals of North Texas, highlights the unique dental care cancer patients need and how having a dentist as part of a patient’s oncology team is important before, during, and after cancer treatment. Read more about it here: http://oralcancernews.org/wp/caring-for-the-oral-health-of-patients-battling-cancer-oral-care-before-cancer-treatment/

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