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Butterfly318
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Re: Teeth

Did you have Chemotherapy Kiki Boo.  I went to a routine check up at the start of my Chemo (November 2012) and my dentist said that Chemo can seriously damage the saliva glands and lead to increased decay.  I have seen him every 3 months since then, have been prescribed flouride toothpaste throughout and he continues to recommend it along with minute 'bottle brushes' (I'm sure they've got another name) that clean between my teeth.

 

Take Care   Gillyx  

Atat
Member

Re: Teeth

Hi
Don't understand why radiotherapy for breast cancer could cause this, was your neck region treated?
It's not mentioned in side effects. I would think its coincidence
Kiki-Boo
Member

Teeth

Hi,

has anyone neeeded fillings after rads?

I needed 4 fillings 2 months after my 20 doses ended.

I'd been to the dentist before the treatment and didn't need any.

They're all done now and I'm hoping that's the end of invasive treatment!!

Best,

Kate x