This CE webinar will provide clinicians with the necessary tools to treat the dental patient undergoing head and neck radiation therapy and chemotherapy. It will focus on dental oncologic issues such as the pathophysiology and management of osteonecrosis of the jaw along with the oral and dental sequel associated with head and neck radiation therapy and chemotherapy. It will also discuss the ideal time to treat patients while undergoing chemotherapy as well as the appropriate and important questions to ask the patient's oncologist and help providers become a vital member of the patient's oncology team.
Upon completion of this CE webinar, the student will: • become more familiar with dental oncologic issues • identify when it is ideal to perform dental treatment on a patient undergoing chemotherapy
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