Good dental hygiene may help prevent or reduce complications. It is important to keep a close watch on your oral health during cancer treatment. Keeping the mouth, teeth and gums clean during and after cancer treatment may help decrease complications such as mouth sores and infections.
Optimal oral hygiene is imperative during your cancer treatment. Dr. Susan Calderbank, B.S., D.M.D., an expert in oral health for patients undergoing chemotherapy, has partnered with The Natural Dentist to offer the following tips for a proper oral hygiene program to help maintain a healthy mouth during cancer treatment:
During Treatment – Optimal oral hygiene is imperative during your cancer treatment. You will also want to do your best to maintain adequate nutrition. Recommended oral hygiene routine during this time includes:
For more information, please read the NIH guide to oral care during cancer treatment.
“All my patients use The Natural Dentist Healthy Gums Mouth Rinse, and I have seen it be effective reducing and preventing mouth sores and bleeding gums associated with chemotherapy and radiation.”
Dr. Susan Calderbank, DMD – Practicing dentist, Assistant Professor University of Pittsburgh, and expert on oral care for cancer patients
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