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Figure 5: Oral morbidities due to lack of interdisciplinary care before RT. (a) Severe ulceration of the grafted tissue due to continuous impingement from the maxillary teeth (b), corrective surgery for the treatment of ulcer resulted in difficulty in swallowing, drooling saliva, and feeding through a nasogastric tube (c), lone standing, periodontally compromised, supra-erupted maxillary and mandibular teeth, which should have been extracted at the time of surgery and/or before RT (d), extensive RC due to lack of oral care, high cumulative radiation dose, inevitable consequences of RT, and no follow-up care

Figure 5: Oral morbidities due to lack of interdisciplinary care before RT. (a) Severe ulceration of the grafted tissue due to continuous impingement from the maxillary teeth (b), corrective surgery for the treatment of ulcer resulted in difficulty in swallowing, drooling saliva, and feeding through a nasogastric tube (c), lone standing, periodontally compromised, supra-erupted maxillary and mandibular teeth, which should have been extracted at the time of surgery and/or before RT (d), extensive RC due to lack of oral care, high cumulative radiation dose, inevitable consequences of RT, and no follow-up care