Oral Cancer: Dentistry and the Oncologic Team

Patients diagnosed with oral cancer tend to mistakenly abandon their dentists for an Oncologic team comprised of Medical Oncology, Radiation Oncology, and potentially Surgical Oncology. While these specialists administer treatment for oral cancer, potential side effects in the mouth shouldn’t be overlooked. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (USHHS) recommends visiting a dentist…