• Who has had dental issues from cancer treatments? Did you have radiation, chemo, or both?

    Asked by GregP_WN on Sunday, December 1, 2019

    Who has had dental issues from cancer treatments? Did you have radiation, chemo, or both?

    Our blog post today is a guest post from Derek Edison about the problems that treatment can lead to in dental health. Take a look at the article here>> http://bit.ly/2L9APcU

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    • CASSIEME1's Avatar
      CASSIEME1

      I now have upper dentures and a lower partial since chemo, and radiation

      3 months ago
    • HardyGirl's Avatar
      HardyGirl

      In addition to a box full of other problems, I've never had dental issues until after treatments were over. Now things are falling apart, literally. I can only point to the chemo as the cause.

      3 months ago
    • Danfan714's Avatar
      Danfan714

      Although I did all of the treatments suggested by my doctors and dentists, I ended up losing all of my teeth. Because I didn't have them all taken out before treatment, I lost too much bone for implants(also my post-herpetic neuralgia pain in my mouth doesn't help), I tried and have dentures but I cannot open my mouth or do anything with them in. So I am toothless. With my speech impediment form the surgery and no teeth, trying to be understood is difficult. Yet I talk as much as I can and can be understood most of the time.

      3 months ago
    • Danfan714's Avatar
      Danfan714

      Although I did all of the treatments suggested by my doctors and dentists, I ended up losing all of my teeth. Because I didn't have them all taken out before treatment, I lost too much bone for implants(also my post-herpetic neuralgia pain in my mouth doesn't help), I tried and have dentures but I cannot open my mouth or do anything with them in. So I am toothless. With my speech impediment form the surgery and no teeth, trying to be understood is difficult. Yet I talk as much as I can and can be understood most of the time.

      3 months ago

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