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Dr. Dean Joseph Conterato, MD

Radiation Oncologist

Dr. Dean Conterato practices Radiation Oncology in Elmhurst, IL. Radiation oncology is a medical specialty that involves treating cancer with radiation. Dr. Conterato specializes in treating cancer with radiation, using radiation therapy to treat a wide variety of cancers. Radiation therapy uses carefully targeted and regulated doses of high-energy radiation to kill cancer cells.
33 years Experience
Dr. Dean Joseph Conterato, MD
  • Elmhurst, IL
  • Rush Med Coll of Rush Univ, Chicago Il
  • Accepting new patients

Why does my dentist need to know if I've had radiation therapy?

Radiation treatments to your mouth and especially the jaw would make healing much more difficult and risk having some of the bone die. Usually, I would request that the dentist READ MORE
Radiation treatments to your mouth and especially the jaw would make healing much more difficult and risk having some of the bone die. Usually, I would request that the dentist call me and discuss what work is to be done.