Objectives: The aim of this work is to present the role assumed by dental hygienists in the dental management of leukaemic patients. Materials: Dental hygienists follow the patient before, during and after therapy in order to prepare the oral cavity to receive all the necessary treatments and to maintain a correct oral health condition. Conclusions: It is also presented the preventive dentistry procedures planned at the Clinical Institute of Dentistry and Stomatology at University of Milan in which these patients are included.
|Translated title of the contribution||Operative protocols for prevention and oral hygiene in leukaemic patients|
|Number of pages||12|
|Journal||Prevenzione & assistenza dentale|
|Publication status||Published - Feb 2009|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Dental Assisting
- Dental Hygiene