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Health Highlights: Cancer Therapy & Oral Health
Contributing Writer: Michael J. Baleno, D.M.D.
Our own Michael J. Baleno, D.M.D. was honored to lecture at an informative seminar this spring at the Breast Cancer Coalition of Rochester to speak on the effects of chemotherapy and radiation on oral health.
Our doctors continually strive to educate our patients and the community on the connections of oral health to one’s overall health to provide the ability for individuals to make informed healthcare decisions. We feel it is important to understand the correlation and importance of dental care to long-term health and quality of life.
Dr. Michael Baleno’s lecture helped patients and their loved ones understand the oral complications from chemotherapy and radiation.
Dr. Baleno reviewed pre-treatment evaluation and preparation, oral considerations during cancer therapy, and post-treatment oral care.
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