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Description

Prior to cancer treatment, oral health of the patient will be addressed to reduce the possibility of post treatment complications. An experienced dental surgeon will remove teeth with peridontal problems. This will be followed by a thorogh cleaning of the oral cavity.

Symptoms

It is highly likely that oral cancer treatment will have side effects and complications. Common complications post treatment include Mucositis - inflammation of the mucous membranes in the mouth Pain and bleeding in mouth Dehydration and malnutrition, due to difficulty in swallowing (dysphagia). Injure the glands that produce saliva (xerostomia) Damage to the muscles and joints of the jaw and neck (trismus) Reduction in blood vessels and blood supply of the bones of the mouth Dental diseases like caries or soft tissue complications In rare cases, bone death (osteonecrosis) Mucositis - inflammation of the mucous membranes in the mouth Pain and bleeding in mouth Dehydration and malnutrition, due to difficulty in swallowing (dysphagia). Injure the glands that produce saliva (xerostomia) Damage to the muscles and joints of the jaw and neck (trismus) Reduction in blood vessels and blood supply of the bones of the mouth Dental diseases like caries or soft tissue complications In rare cases, bone death (osteonecrosis)

Pre Procedure

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During Procedure


Post Procedure


Risk And Complications


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