TITLE

Osteoporosis medications and oral health

PUB. DATE
June 2009
SOURCE
Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA);Jun2009, Vol. 140 Issue 6, p812
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on osteoporosis medications and oral health of older people in the U.S. Osteoporosis which affects the quality of life of patients, is a condition in which bones become weak and prone to break due of various factors like diet, physical activity and medications like bisphosphonates which are known to reduce the risk of breaking bones. However, dentists found a condition called osteonecrosis of the jaw which they considered as a bisphosphonate-associated disease.
ACCESSION #
42121035

 

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