Cancer treatments, such as chemotherapy and radiation, can also affect a patient’s dental health.
Common symptoms of cancer in oral cavity include:
- dry mouth;
- difficulty chewing,
- tasting or speaking;
- tooth decay;
- a burning feeling in the mouth or throat;
- mouth sores;
- and infections in the mouth.
It is advisable that all the dental issues in a patient’s mouth should treated before the beginning of any cancer therapy.