Treatment of Oncologic Patients Ελληνικά English

The Dental Management of Oncology Patients

Step into the Dental Office of Dr Douvara and make yourself feel absolutely safe. Dr Douvara PhD evaluates each Ca patient individually, within the context of personalized Medicine. She will record the general condition and the medications that he/she receives in collaboration with the patient's Oncologist. The appropriate dental treatment will be carefully selected as well as the necessary precautions for every particular case.

Dr Douvara treats periodontal diseases (gingivitis, periodontitis) and offers Oral Surgery Services for Ca patients who receive mTOR inhibitors, antiresorptive, antiangiogenics and several targeted medications. She follows management strategies for the prevention and treatment of osteonecrosis of the jaw, based on the most austere guidelines. She follows protocols of prevention and treatment of stomatitis in patients who need to receive targeted biological therapies.

Afterward, a Dental Prosthetic protocol can be applied for the amelioration of the Ca patient's Life Quality including the entire family's Quality of Life .

Dr Douvara pays personalized attention to the Psychological support of Ca patients, based on her knowledge and her vast experience regarding this delicate condition of Health.

Useful Links
National Cancer Institute

National Science Foundation (NSF)

Royal College of Surgeons of England

Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

Patient Support

Cancer Research UK (CRUK)

Mouth Cancer Foundation

Oral Cancer Foundation

Support for People with head and neck cancer

Yul Brynner Head and Neck Cancer Foundation

Professional Associations

American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS)

American Association of Plastic Surgeons (AAPS)

American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (ACOMS)

American Head and Neck Society

Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons of India

Australian and New Zealand Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (ANZAOMS)

Australian and New Zealand Head and Neck Society

Australian Society of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery

British Association of Head & Neck Oncologists

British Association of Head & Neck Oncology Nurses

British Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

British Association of Otorhinorlaryngologists Head and Neck Surgeons

British Society for Disability and Oral Health

British Society for Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology

British Society for Oral Medicine

European Association for Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery

European Laryngological Society

European Association of Oral Medicine

European Organisation for Research and Treatment for Cancer

Indian Society Of Head and Neck Oncology

International Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

International Association of Oral Pathologists

International Federation of Head and Neck Oncologic Societies

Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer

Oral Head and Neck Nurses Group (OHNNG) : an Australian organisation that provides educational opportunities for registered nurses and allied health professionals working in the specialty of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery.

Society of Otorhinolaryngology Head-Neck Nurses, Inc. (SOHN)

South African Head and Neck Oncology Society (SAHNOS)

Special Care Dentistry Association


Swinfen Charitable Trust

General Interest Link

For information on this subject please contact Dr Eva A. Douvara DMD PhD, owner and principle of the Dental Clinic Dr Douvaras. 
Tel: +30 210 7224224 - Mob: +30 6932 48 66 48