Prosthodontics Restoring Function and Aesthetics to Head and Neck Cancer Patients

From chewing to chatting, prosthodontics help our head and neck cancer patients get back to normal during and after treatment.

At The James, head and neck cancer patients who require reconstruction have access to extensive maxillofacial prosthodontics services, which include the fabrication of devices and facial and oral prostheses that can help return functionality and aesthetic confidence.

“Our program is very unique because as a comprehensive cancer center, we can have a multidisciplinary approach and one state-of-the-art facility and with the latest technology,” Sasha Valentin, DMD says. “I work really closely with the ENT surgeons, oral surgeons, plastic surgeons, radiation oncologists, medical oncologists—we discuss the best treatment practices in order to obtain better clinical outcomes for our patients.”