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    Seven months ago I finished 42 radiations plus chemotherapy for tonsil cancer and I have lost several dental fillings.

    Must I go to a specially trained dentist or will any dentist do? I'm especially worried because I lost a resin filling in one of my front teeth and I know the anesthesia injections in the palate are somewhat painful, but will they cause damage to this radiated tissue?

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    • suezeeque

      suezeeque any good dentist will do....check with your local periodontist and see you they refer to

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About lilacpr

Patient
Tonsils Cancer
Cancer Nutrition, Cancer Treatments, Chemotherapy, Emotional Support, Radiation, Side Effects, Surgery

I'm a grandma, have been mainly a housewife and stayed home to raise my children but worked for some time as a paramedic and a nurse. An eternal student I taught myself to paint landscapes, crochet (tho not too well, recently took a baking and cake decoration course.

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