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Review Papers | Dental Science | India | Volume 6 Issue 6, June 2017
Osteonecrosis of the Jaws and its Relation to Bisphosphonates
Abstract: Aim The aim of the article is to evaluate the usage of bisphosphonate and it's prevalence to osteonecrosis of the jaw. Objective To determine the correlation between history of bisphosphonate use and osteonecrosis of the jaw after surgery. Background Bisphosphonates are drugs prescribed for the treatment of osteoporosis. However, long time use of bisphosphonate has shown evidence of osteonecrosis of the bone mainly affecting the jaw. Hence this article emphasizes on the effects of bisphosphonate on osteonecrosis. Reason The importance of this article is to assess the relationship and the effects of bisphosphonate to osteonecrosis.
Keywords: OSTEONECROSIS, BISPHOSPHONATES
Edition: Volume 6 Issue 6, June 2017,
Pages: 119 - 122