Dorothea Riesenbeck

Consultant Radiotherapy
Private Practice

Interest in oral care, where do we come from

  • From the very start of my career side effects of radiotherapy were my focus of interest
  • I participated in several clinical trials
  • Being in a national group with maxillofacial surgeons and dentist made me aware that there’s so much more to teeth than you learn in medical education – and it all matters when it comes to radiotherapy
  • I’m passionate about oral care – education, reduction, helping patients cope

Involvement in activities – what do we do

  • Specialist in oral side effects of radiotherapy
  • I Worked on national and internationl guidelines on supportive care / oral mucositis
  • I’m an active member of many national and international societies on radiotherapy, oncology and supportive care