The type of cancer will indicate the type of therapy and other complications.
Bone marrow suppression causes immunosuppression, susceptibility to infections, and increased bleeding tendencies.
Each type of chemotherapy causes specific toxicity and is associated with specific complications.
Scheduling of chemotherapy is designed to minimize side effects and toxicity. Dental treatment should be scheduled accordingly.
The type, schedule, and length of chemotherapy will affect the oral mucosa and adjacent structures.
- Medical Disorders
- Oral Health Care Considerations