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Dental check-up and cancer treatmentDDental check-up and cancer treatmentDental check-up and cancer treatmentEnglishOncologyPre-teen (9-12 years);Teen (13-15 years);Late Teen (16-18 years)BodyNATestsPre-teen (9-12 years) Teen (13-15 years) Late Teen (16-18 years)NA2019-09-03T04:00:00Z7.9000000000000066.0000000000000158.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>It is important to visit the dentist for a check-up before beginning cancer treatment. Read on for information on the importance of a check-up and dental cleaning before treatment.</p><p>Before treatment starts (if there is time), it is important to visit the dentist for a check-up and to have your teeth cleaned. Check-ups are also important during treatment because some therapies or side-effects (such as vomiting) can damage your teeth. </p><h2>Key points</h2><ul><li>If there is time, you should see your dentist for a check-up and cleaning before starting cancer treatment.</li><li>Some cancer treatments and side effects may damage your teeth.</li><li>Your dentist will give you tips to help care for and protect your teeth during treatment.</li></ul>
Examen dentaire et le traitement contre le cancerEExamen dentaire et le traitement contre le cancerDental check-up and cancer treatmentFrenchOncologyPre-teen (9-12 years);Teen (13-15 years);Late Teen (16-18 years)BodyNATestsPre-teen (9-12 years) Teen (13-15 years) Late Teen (16-18 years)NA2019-09-03T04:00:00Z000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Avant de commencer le traitement (si le temps le permet), il importe de visiter le dentiste pour un examen périodique et un nettoyage des dents. Les examens périodiques sont également importants pendant le traitement, car certaines thérapies ou certains effets secondaires (comme le vomissement) peuvent endommager tes dents.</p>

 

 

 

 

Dental check-up and cancer treatment3455.00000000000Dental check-up and cancer treatmentDental check-up and cancer treatmentDEnglishOncologyPre-teen (9-12 years);Teen (13-15 years);Late Teen (16-18 years)BodyNATestsPre-teen (9-12 years) Teen (13-15 years) Late Teen (16-18 years)NA2019-09-03T04:00:00Z7.9000000000000066.0000000000000158.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>It is important to visit the dentist for a check-up before beginning cancer treatment. Read on for information on the importance of a check-up and dental cleaning before treatment.</p><p>Before treatment starts (if there is time), it is important to visit the dentist for a check-up and to have your teeth cleaned. Check-ups are also important during treatment because some therapies or side-effects (such as vomiting) can damage your teeth. </p><h2>Key points</h2><ul><li>If there is time, you should see your dentist for a check-up and cleaning before starting cancer treatment.</li><li>Some cancer treatments and side effects may damage your teeth.</li><li>Your dentist will give you tips to help care for and protect your teeth during treatment.</li></ul><h2>Why do I need a dental check-up before treatment?</h2><ul><li><a href="/Article?contentid=3458&language=English">Chemotherapy</a> lowers your body’s ability to fight infections. Dental check-ups and cleaning remove sources of infection that are common in your mouth. This will help you stay healthier during treatment. </li><li>If you have a cavity or any other problem it will likely be recommended that you get them fixed before starting treatment.</li><li>If you have braces, you may need to have them removed before starting treatment since they can be a source of infection in the future.</li></ul><p>When you visit the dentist, let them know what type of treatment you will be having. They will be able to give you tips for protecting and caring for your teeth.</p>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/Dental_check-up_and_cancer.jpg