Many forms of treatment for head and neck cancers affect a patient’s mouth, teeth, and salivary glands. Restoration of the dentition and supporting structures following treatment are often required to restore function, form and aesthetics.
Oral complications related to cancer treatment include:
As each cancer treatment varies with side effects, a consultation with your dentist is needed to discuss the best dental care plan for you. Your oral health is an important part of your overall health; UT Dentistry is here to be a part of your cancer care team.
The practices below offer this specialty care. Select a practice that best meets your budget and availability for appointments.
Our clinic is served by dental-school graduates receiving advanced training. Fees may be lower than you'd pay at a private practice.
Average Cost: Fees average 60% of the cost of private practice
Appointment Time: Slightly longer than private practice
Education: Graduate dentists completing advanced training in Prosthodontics
Our faculty are prosthodontists who repair and replace teeth with crowns, bridges, partial or complete dentures, veneers or implant restorations, allowing you to speak and chew comfortably and improve your appearance and self-confidence. Contact us to make an appointment with one of our specialists.
Average Cost: Equal to private practice
Appointment Time: Equal to private practice
Education: Specialists who also teach at the School of Dentistry