A current update on osteonecrosis of the jaw and bisphosphonates.

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Bisphosphonates are effective drugs used to treat important medical conditions affecting the skeleton, such as malignancy and osteoporosis. Bisphosphonate-associated osteonecrosis of the jaw (BONJ) is a rare but painful condition that can affect quality of life. Healthcare professionals need to be aware of this potential side-effect of bisphosphonates, as well as ways to minimize its occurrence.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)672-6, 678
JournalDental Update
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2011


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