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Explain the impact of radiation therapy on the oral cavity.
Summarize dental treatment considerations for the patient with head and neck cancer pre-radiotherapy.
Identify common oral complications of head and neck radiation therapy.
Review the management strategies available for oral complications of head and neck radiation therapy.
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