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Triage Cancer Webinar Series - Making the Mouth-Body Connection During Cancer Care. Read More.
As I started my first job in dentistry, my mother received a breast cancer diagnosis and suffered horribly with oral side effects from chemotherapy. Her pain from severe dry mouth and mouth sores (oral mucositis) was dismissed by her oncology team as “just part of treatments.” She received no guidance on how to prevent or reduce her discomfort and there were no oral care strategies implemented to prevent long-term damage to her dental health. Read More.
Learn about quality products that are safe to help make it easier for patients when it comes to oral care. Learn more.
This week on your Dental Top 5 Podcast your host Amanda Hill talks with Jill Meyer-Lippert, RDH about how to help our patients with oral cancer, and their oral care during treatment. Learn More.
Liquid formulations of medications are often prescribed for patients who are receiving treatment for cancer. These patients may have problems swallowing capsules or tablets, which makes liquid formulations a superior, or even necessary, option. Read More.
Oncology and dentistry are often viewed as separate and unrelated areas of healthcare. However, as oral health has proven to impact a variety of health issues (such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and Alzheimer's disease), problems in one's mouth can have serious implications. Read More on page 4 and 5.
It’s clear why people are coming through their cancer treatments with oral health issues. It is also frightening to think how many people are entering cancer therapy without consideration of their oral condition, leaving them at greater risk for infections and other serious complications. Read More.