TITLE

Patients receiving intravenous bisphosphonates should avoid invasive dental procedures

AUTHOR(S)
Wooltorton, Eric
PUB. DATE
June 2005
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;6/21/2005, Vol. 172 Issue 13, p1684
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the need for patients receiving intravenous bisphosphonates to avoid invasive dental procedures. Common uses of intravenous bisphosphonates; Disease often reported by patients who take bisphosphonates orally; Way of detecting and allowing treatment of tooth or gum problems that could predispose a patient to osteonecrosis.
ACCESSION #
17290907

 

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