Oral Cancer Rehabilitation

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December 10, 2022

Rehabilitation of oral functions following surgery on the jaws is a goal that is often difficult to achieve. Patients post-cancer surgery eat through a nasal pipe or are on a liquid diet. Oral cancer rehabilitation is a process that helps patient achieves a routine normal life where they can eat and drink successfully through their mouth. Rehabilitation involves the fabrication of obturators, dentures, implants, and zygomatic implants. These prosthesis help patients regain near to normal facial profile as well oral functions. At Dr. Ishitas Dental clinic we specialize and are considered pioneers in oral cancer rehabilitation in Ahmedabad.

Dental cancer rehabilitation is an area of dentistry that focuses on restoring the form and function of the mouth and face of a cancer patient who has undergone surgery or radiation treatment. This can include reconstructive surgery, prosthodontics, implants, and other treatments to help restore the patient’s natural smile.

Dental cancer rehabilitation can help improve the patient’s quality of life by restoring the form and function of their mouth and face. It can also help improve their speech and ability to eat, both of which can be affected by cancer treatments. Additionally, dental cancer rehabilitation can help improve the patient’s self-esteem and confidence, as it can restore the natural look and feel of their smile.

As with any medical procedure, there are certain risks associated with dental cancer rehabilitation. These can include infection, bleeding, and nerve damage. Additionally, patients may experience some discomfort or pain during and after the procedure. It’s important to discuss any risks and potential complications with your dentist before beginning treatment.

The length of the treatment will depend on the type of treatment being performed. Some treatments may only take one or two visits, while others may require multiple visits over several months. Your dentist will be able to provide you with a more accurate timeline for your specific treatment plan.