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    tofupizza asked a questionHead & Neck/Throat Cancer

    Didn't get proper pre radiation dental work done, where can we find help in NYC?

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      vet613

      toufpizza,

      I am one year+ "out of treatment" and am experiencing the same issues described here. I am being treated at a VA hospital and have been told that all of my remaining teeth must be extracted and I will be fitted with dentures.

      At first the HBO treatment was discussed (and the dismissed by the oral surgeon) I have a final consult scheduled in early June and final determination will be made. The current "plan" is to remove 22 teeth in one sitting. Not looking forward to that I can tell you. Don't know what to expect and am a bit freaked.

      Good luck to you & husband I will be following your situation and know that you both are in my thoughts.

      My best to you & yours,
      vet613

      almost 4 years ago
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      Well, I called tha ACS. They gave me other phone numbers to call. The young man who answered was pleasant enough. The ACS, it seems, has set itself up simply as a clearing house. The help they provide is to refer you out to some other entity or entities. I called two of the numbers the ACS provided and got busy signals. This will take a while. I hope I have the persistence and luck required and that I don't mislay the numbers in the meanwhile.

      almost 4 years ago
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      JoeTEMT

      Hello,

      I go yo Sloan Kettering in NYC, They have a great dental dept that specializes in oncology dental! They are great! I have Dr. Joe Hurn is the dept head! They are so nice make you feel at ease!
      Good Luck. JoeTEMT

      over 3 years ago
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    Side Effects (Mouth dryness)

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    Radiation (External radiation )

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    Drug or Chemo Therapy (Chemotherapy)