Dental management of patients irradiated for head and neck cancer

Beech, N., Robinson, S., Porceddu, S. and Batstone, M. (2014) Dental management of patients irradiated for head and neck cancer. Australian Dental Journal, 59 1: 20-28. doi:10.1111/adj.12134


Author Beech, N.
Robinson, S.
Porceddu, S.
Batstone, M.
Title Dental management of patients irradiated for head and neck cancer
Journal name Australian Dental Journal   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0045-0421
1834-7819
Publication date 2014-03
Year available 2014
Sub-type Critical review of research, literature review, critical commentary
DOI 10.1111/adj.12134
Open Access Status
Volume 59
Issue 1
Start page 20
End page 28
Total pages 9
Place of publication Chichester, West Sussex, England
Publisher Wiley-Blackwell Publishing
Collection year 2015
Language eng
Abstract Patients undergoing radiation therapy as either primary, adjuvant, combination therapy or palliative management of head and neck malignancies are prone to a range of dental complications. Strategies for prevention and management of such complications may be controversial. This article aims to highlight the current understanding and management of the dental needs for patients before, during and after radiation therapy.
Keyword Head and neck oncology
Management
Prevention
Radiation
Restoration
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Confirmed Code
Institutional Status UQ

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Critical review of research, literature review, critical commentary
Collections: Official 2015 Collection
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