Management of oral health plays an integral role in the treatment of Head & Neck Cancers. Radiation therapy is a significant treatment modality in the management of Head and Neck Cancers. However, high dose of radiation is also associated with side effects. Oral health management plays an important role in preventing these complications. Therefore it is mandatory to initiate prompt oral health care that can prevent the associated orodental complications. This article is a review on oral complications associated with radiation therapy, their prevention and management.
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Kathmandu University Medical Journal|
|Publication status||Published - 01-12-2007|
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