Assessment and monitoring patients with complex medical conditions

Assessment and management of treatment plans for patients with medical conditions that require special considerations (e.g. Diabetes, heart disease, immunocompromised patients).

Assessment, management of the oral complications of head and neck cancer treatment.

Management of oral sequelae of radiotherapy and chemotherapy.

Assessment and monitoring of patients with bisphosphonate-related osteonecrosis of the jaws.

An appointment for a dental examination with a specialist in Oral Medicine should be made before commencing the following:

  • Osteoporosis drugs or cancer drugs known as bone modifying agents (e.g. Xgeva®, Prolia®, Actonel®, Fosalan®).

Chemotherapy or radiation (especially to the head and neck area).