The effect of radiation on teeth. A clinical, histologic and microradiographic study.

@article{Anneroth1985TheEO,
  title={The effect of radiation on teeth. A clinical, histologic and microradiographic study.},
  author={G B Anneroth and L. E. Holm and Goeril Karlsson},
  journal={International journal of oral surgery},
  year={1985},
  volume={14 3},
  pages={269-74}
}
54 teeth from 20 patients irradiated for treatment of malignant tumors of the head and neck region were examined clinically, histologically and microradiographically. 18 teeth from 8 patients were used as controls. A significantly higher degree of hyposialia, radiation mucositis and atypical caries was found in the original group as compared to the control… CONTINUE READING