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LANZA ECHEVESTE, Damián Guillermo. Integral dental treatment of oncological patients: Part II. Odontoestomatología [online]. 2013, vol.15, n.22, pp.46-63. ISSN 1688-9339.

Dental treatment of a cancer patient maybe one of the largest challenges that a dentist can confront with because it requires a meticulous comprehensive, tidy and coordinated assistance by a multidisciplinary team, with the aim of the integral treatment of the patient with the lowest side effects. In order to achieve this, it is essential to follow a dental protocol divided in three stages: pre, intra and post oncologic therapy which have different treatments. The patient goes to the hospital to look for an oncospecific treatments and the institution must give the intra and post care in hospital or sanatorium conditions. This paper is mainly referred to the general dentist integrated in health-team, and it continues with the description, initiated in Part I, of the odontologic acute and chronic pathologies generated by oncologic therapy, and how to prevent and treat them.

Keywords : Multi disciplinary treatment; oncologic-dentistry.

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