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Radiation caries;Prevent it or treat it.

Shetty, Dr. Neeta and *, Dr. M.Kundabala (2006) Radiation caries;Prevent it or treat it. Indian dental association , 25 (4).

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Abstract

Therapeutic radiation therapy associated with the treatment of cancer of the head and neck region causes a variety of side effects and among them radiation caries is a well known indirect side effect.Restoration and retention of the radiation –effect teeth is important for overall health of the patient.This poses a challenge to a conservative dentist because of the difficulties encountered during management of these patients. This article discusses the causes ,treatment modalities and methods to prevent radiation caries.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Radiation therapy,radiationcaries,Fluoridegel,Glassionomer
Subjects: Dentistry > MCODS Mangalore > Conservative Dentistry
Depositing User: KMCMLR User
Date Deposited: 30 Aug 2011 09:28
Last Modified: 17 Oct 2011 07:07
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/1202

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