NORFOLK, MA

NORFOLK COUNTY
DENTAL ASSOCIATES

COSMETIC DENTISTRY

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Cancer treatment related complications
in the mouth

Each year about 400,000 people with cancer develop treatment-related complications in the mouth ranging from lesions to chronic dry mouth to bone disintegration. If serious, these complications can be life threatening. While many are unavoidable, some can be prevented or minimized.

It is recommended that whenever possible, a pre-therapy dental evaluation with a full set of mouth x-rays be performed. Any decay, gum disease and abscesses should be treated, if time permits, prior to chemotherapy and/or radiation therapy.

Even patients who have no pain or dental disorders need a thorough cleaning. The goal should be to have the patient's mouth in optimal health prior to beginning anti-cancer therapy.

If you have questions regarding cancer treatment and your dental health, please call our office.


Norfolk County Dental Associates

158 Main Street
Norfolk, Massachusetts 02056
508 528-6510

 

Dental Mouth Cancer Treatment
In Norfolk MA and the surrounding
Franklin - Foxboro - Milford - Attleboro Massachusetts areas.
   

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