Oral Cancer (Mouth Cancer) and Your Dentist – NY Dentist Central Park Manhattan

Oral cancer, also known as mouth cancer, is the uncontrolled growth of cells that invade and damage the tissues of the mouth.  Left untreated, oral cancer may spread to other areas such as the throat and sinuses as well as lymph glands, muscle or bone of the neck.  It may also mestastasize to other areas of the body through the

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Oral Care & Mucositis

Cancer treatment has many side effects, including those that can negatively affect your oral health. While undergoing chemotherapy or radiation therapy, it is essential that you practice good oral hygiene in order to prevent infections and mouth sores.  This is often a difficult task, as many patients develop mucositis. Mucositis is a common side effect characterized by

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