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After a patient has radiation, there is a risk of bone decay or improper bone healing. This condition can be treated with a variety of methodologies. At Charleston Oral and facial Surgery, we focus on comprehensive assessment providing oral health care that is essential during medically complex situations like Before, during and after cancer treatment.
Patients need good oral care during and after cancer treatment in order to contribute to its overall success.
Patients undergoing chemotherapy or head and neck radiation therapy may have oral complications from therapy. There is a risk of bone decay or improper bone healing, and some patients may experience sores in the mouth, dryness, bad taste or facial pain. These conditions can be treated with a variety of methodologies.
Risks from Radiation
Improper bone healing
Lower blood supply
Weakened bone vitality
Complications during dental surgeries
Antibiotics treatment for bacterial infections
Combined Vitamin E and Pentoxyfylline course of therapy
Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy
Surgical removal of dead tissue