Oral complications in radiation therapy

Jody S. Harrison, Robert A. Dale, Carl W. Haveman, Spencer W. Redding

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The dentist is integral to managing care for patients with head and neck cancer. Oral complications may manifest during and/or following radiation therapy and can last for the lifetime of the individual. This article reviews a number of these complications as well as the resources available to dentists for managing care of radiation oncology patients and improving their quality of life.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)552-560
Number of pages9
JournalGeneral dentistry
Issue number6
StatePublished - Nov 1 2003


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dentistry(all)

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Harrison, J. S., Dale, R. A., Haveman, C. W., & Redding, S. W. (2003). Oral complications in radiation therapy. General dentistry, 51(6), 552-560.