Radiation Caries; Prevent it or Treat it.

Shetty, Dr.Neeta and *, Dr.M.Kundabala (2006) Radiation Caries; Prevent it or Treat it. Kerala Dental Journal, 25 (4). pp. 107-109.

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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
Subjects: Dentistry > MCODS Mangalore > Conservative Dentistry
Depositing User: KMCMLR User
Date Deposited: 16 Feb 2013 06:22
Last Modified: 16 Feb 2013 06:22
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/78332

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