Posted on April 5 2016

What are some dental considerations in managing pediatric patients with leukemia?

For children with leukemia, the oral cavity can be a source of bleeding and infection as a consequence of leukemia or the chemotherapy prescribed to treat it. Good oral health can mitigate the risks of leukemia and chemotherapy as well as improve oral comfort during therapy. To view more on this article or other articles please click here.  What are some dental considerations in managing pediatric patients with leukemia?