Mouth & Dental Care Guidelines

Mouth and Dental Care Guidelines for Children and Adolescents Undergoing Cancer Treatment

 

1.     Your child will visit the Pediatric Dentist at the IWK Health Centre or the Janeway Children’s Health and Rehabilitation Centre soon after diagnosis.

2.       Your child should be brushing their teeth twice daily with fluoride containing gel toothpaste using a soft toothbrush unless otherwise advised by your healthcare team.

3.     Chlorhexidine 0.12% mouth rinse should be used on the gums, teeth and skin inside the mouth two (2) times each day unless otherwise advised by your healthcare team.  

 

 Link to Mouth and Dental Care Guidelines for Children and Adolescents Undergoing Cancer Treatment - 2015

 Link to Directives pour les soins buccodentaires Pour les patients en oncologie pédiatrique et leur famille - 2015