Patients receiving intravenous bisphosphonates should avoid invasive dental procedures
- Dental notes. McCullough, Michael // Australian Prescriber;Aug2010, Vol. 33 Issue 4, p107
The article presents two topics associated to dentistry in Australia. It cites skeletal bone health which became a topic of interest to dentists with the recognition of osteonecrosis of the jaw in patients who took biphosphonates, while vitamin D supplements may play a role in the management of...
- Canadian Consensus Practice Guide ines for Bisphosphonate-Associated Osteonecrosis of the Jaw. KHAN, ALIYA A.; SÁNDOR, GEORGE K. R.; DORE, EDWARD; MORRISON, ARCHIBALD D.; ALSAHLI, MAZEN; AMIN, EAIZAN; PETERS, EDMUND; HANLEY, DAVID A.; CHAUDRY, SULTAN R.; DEMPSTER, DAVID W.; GLORIEUX, FRANCIS H.; NEVILLE, ALAN J.; TALWAR, REENA M.; CLOKIE, CAMERON M.; AL MARDINI, MAJD; PAUL, TERRI; KHOSLA, SUNDEEP; JOSSE, ROBERT G.; SUTHERLAND, SUSAN; LAM, DAVID K. // Ontario Dentist;Mar2009, Vol. 86 Issue 2, p10
Objective. Following publication of the first reports of osteonecrosis of the jaw (ONJ) in patients receiving bisphosphonates in 2003, a call for national multidisciplinary guidelines based upon a systematic review of the current evidence was made by the Canadian Association of Oral and...
- Oral bisphosphonate-related osteonecrosis of the jaw: the first report in Asia. Hong, J. W.; Nam, W.; Cha, I.-H.; Chung, S.-W.; Choi, H. S.; Kim, K. M.; Kim, K. J.; Rhee, Y.; Lim, S.-K. // Osteoporosis International;May2010, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p847
Bisphosphonate-related osteonecrosis of the jaw (BRONJ) is a serious side effect of bisphosphonate therapy. The incidence of BRONJ is known to be low among patients treated with oral bisphosphonates. We investigated the prevalence, demographics, clinical manifestations, and treatment outcome of...
- Broadening our horizons. CREAN, ST JOHN // Faculty Dental Journal;Apr2015, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p48
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various reports within the issue on topics including care pathways in dentistry, dentists with enhanced skills, and dental therapy.
- Updated recommendations for managing the care of patients receiving oral bisphosphonate therapy. Edwards, Beatrice J.; Hellstein, John W.; Jacobsen, Peter L.; Kaltman, Steven; Mariotti, Angelo; Migliorati, Cesar A. // Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA);Dec2008, Vol. 139 Issue 12, p1674
The article discusses an advisory statement from the American Dental Association Council on Scientific Affairs which shows updated recommendations for managing the care of patients receiving oral bisphosphonate therapy. The 2008 advisory statement concludes that for patients receiving...
- 125 years of developments in dentistry, 1880â€“2005 Part 2: Law and the dental profession. Gelbier, S. // British Dental Journal;10/8/2005, Vol. 199 Issue 7, p470
Presents the second part of a series of articles on the history of dentistry in Great Britain. Predecessors of the dental profession; Factors that threatened the establishment of the profession in the mid-1850s; Coverage of the 1878 Act.
- ABSTRACTS. // British Dental Journal;5/11/2002, Vol. 192 Issue 9, p511
Discusses the abstracts of four articles on dentistry. 'Maxillofacial injuries associated with domestic violence,' by B.T. Le, E.J. Dierks, et al; 'Oral health status and dental service use of adults with learning disabilities living in residential institutions and in the community,' by S....
- Diary. // British Dental Journal;5/8/2004, Vol. 196 Issue 9, p520
Lists events in the field of dentistry scheduled for May 2004 in Peru and England. First Odontoligical Mega Event in Lima, Peru; Defence Dental Agency Clinical Day in Shrivenham, England; The Challenge of Craniofacial Pain talk at the Royal College of Physicians in London, England.
- Dairy. // British Dental Journal;1/14/2006, Vol. 200 Issue 1, p9
The article presents a calendar of events that lists congresses and conventions organized by trade professionals and organizations in dental health care in Great Britain as of February 10, 2006 to July 8, 2006.