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Oral health care considerations for patients with cancer:

  • Coordinate the treatment of patients diagnosed with any type of cancer with the patient’s medical team.
  • Hematologic malignancies are usually associated with an increased susceptibility for devoping infections, which may require antibiotic prophylaxis, and may also induce impaired hemostasis.
  • Patients receiving chemotherapy and/or radiation therapy require special dental protocol considerations.
  • Classifications and treatment strategies have been devloped for patients taking intravenous bisphosphonates.