These are considered ACUTE side effects. Your radiation therapy will be delivered in daily fractions over several weeks. Most side effects are predictable and expected. These side effects are usually limited to the area that is being treated.
Below is a list of side effects that may occur during your radiation treatment:
The dental clinic will book a check-up appointment to see you mid-radiation. Yes, we understand you will be sore and uncomfortable, but, we won’t be completing any treatment. This appointment, will just be a check-up.
During radiation, no dental treatment will be completed. But, there are some things you can do to help with some of the acute side effects: