Oral Health During Cancer Therapy

Certain cancer treatments can have side effects that may compromise the health of your gums. Understanding how to reduce impact on your gums is the first step to maintaining periodontal health during cancer therapy. Pretreatment Evaluation and Oral Hygiene Routine It is important to visit your periodontist for a comprehensive periodontal evaluation before undergoing any type of cancer treatment. Identifying and correcting potential problems in your mouth may prevent them from intensifying or interfering with chemotherapy or [...]