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Dental Management of Patients Receiving Radiation Therapy to the Head and Neck

Dental Management of Patients Receiving Radiation Therapy to the Head and Neck

Dental Management of Patients Receiving Radiation Therapy to the Head and Neck

Alan B Sheiner DDS
Alan B Sheiner DDS
on behalf of Dental Town

$36.00 $ 36.00 $ 36.00

$36.00 $ 36.00 $ 36.00

$ 36.00 $ 36.00 $ 36.00
$ 36.00 $ 36.00 $ 36.00
Normal Price: $36.00 $36.00

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Launch date: 08 Mar 2017
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Last updated: 08 Mar 2017

Reference: 170305

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Description

Radiation therapy is a commonly used modality to treat head and neck cancers. There are multiple side effects from this treatment which dentists should understand, recognize, and be conversant in managing. Each of the most common side effects is discussed as well as preventing or minimizing their effects on health and well being of the patient. Management of the patient about to receive radiation therapy is also discussed in detail.

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Objectives
Appreciate the ramifications to the orodental system of radiation therapy to the head and neck Understand how to evaluate and prepare patients to withstand the rigors of radiation therapy to the head and neck Understand and know how to prevent/minimize the deleterious side effects of radiation therapy to the head and neck Be prepared to deal with patients who have previously received radiation therapy to the head and neck prior to coming under your care and know when and where to refer these people for care
Alan B Sheiner DDS

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Alan B Sheiner DDS
on behalf of Dental Town

Dr. Sheiner has graduated first in his class from NYU College of Dentistry in 1975. After a general practice residency at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, he completed a residency in general prosthodontics and a fellowship in maxillofacial prosthodontics at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Dr. Sheiner is a Diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontics and a Fellow in the American College of Dentists and the American College of Prosthodontists. In addition to appointments at The Mt. Sinai School of Medicine and The Mt. Sinai Medical Center, Dr. Sheiner maintains a private practice in Manhattan.

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This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • Academy of General Dentistry (PACE)
  • 1.50 Hours

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