Glossodynia after radiation therapy and chemotherapy.

  title={Glossodynia after radiation therapy and chemotherapy.},
  author={Greg Naylor and Gilda Marino and Robert H. Shumway},
  journal={Ear, nose, & throat journal},
  volume={68 10},
Radiation therapy and chemotherapy have decreased the mortality rates of cancer patients, but the morbidity associated with oral complications is high in many cases. A pretreatment oral evaluation and institution of a preventive care program reduce oral symptoms such as glossodynia considerably. When oral symptoms are minimized, the dentist can improve the… CONTINUE READING