Cancer and Oral Health

Special attention must be taken to your mouth if you are in cancer treatment. Radiation and chemotherapy drugs cause dry mouth, which is a high risk factor for dental decay. It is important to take steps to prevent dry mouth and have a dental screening before treatment to rule out dental infections or decay. 

  1. How to identify signs of oral cancer?
  2. What oral conditions does oral cancer cause?
  3. Basic oral health care during cancer treatment.
  4. Radiation can cause cavities. Learn more here
  5. Three Good Reasons to see Dentist before Cancer Treatment