Navigation Links
ADA outlines associated risks with use of oral bisphosphonate.

Those who are on oral bisphosphonates, a treatment measure for patients suffering osteoporosis, osteopenia and Paget's disease of bone, should be told about the potential risks// during certain Paget's disease , according to guidelines published in this month's Journal of the American Dental Association (ADA).

Relying on a small but growing number of reports linking bisphosphonate drugs to incidences of osteonecrosis of the jaw (dead bone tissue), a panel of experts convened by the ADA believes dental patients who are taking oral bisphosphonate drugs should discuss the risks they face when undergoing procedures that involve the jaw bone, such as tooth extraction or placing implants, with their dentist. Dentists and their patients should carefully consider these procedures, as well as alternative dental therapies. Patients may also want to discuss this information in the context of their overall health and treatment options with their physician.

The ADA recommends that a comprehensive oral evaluation be carried out on all patients about to begin therapy with oral bisphosphonates (or as soon as possible after beginning therapy), and that patients on these drugs be educated on maintaining oral hygiene, which is the best way to prevent oral diseases that may require dental surgery.

The ADA notes that dentists, generally, will not need to modify dental treatments based solely on oral bisphosphonate therapy. Further, patients should understand that the risk for developing osteonecrosis of the jaw is considered very small and that the vast majority of patients taking an oral bisphosphonate do not develop any oral complication.

Source: Eureka Alert


'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Use of Cellular Phones associated with Increased risk of Brain Tumors
2. Memory loss associated with microbes
3. Osteoporosis associated with Childhood Cancer
4. Toxin injections support stroke associated spasticity
5. Migraine & Juvenile stroke could be associated
6. Breast cancer is associated to consuming food with high glycemic index
7. Cell phones are not associated with risk of brain tumor
8. Pathological gambling is associated to brain functions
9. Brain cells associated with insomnia and obesity
10. Depression is associated with high risk for heart disease
11. Birth weight and breast feeding associated with breast cancer
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:8/23/2017)... OH (PRWEB) , ... August 23, 2017 , ... ... accessible vans, announced today that has been named to the 2017 Inc. 500|5000, ... 2545 based on a three-year growth rate of 139 percent, marking the twelfth ...
(Date:8/23/2017)... ... August 23, 2017 , ... A new literature review ... , points out that therapeutic modalities (physical therapy) is an important part of ... report, a wider scope of physical therapy options is showing promising results and ...
(Date:8/22/2017)... ... August 22, 2017 , ... The old ... is as simple as eating healthy foods. But this well-known piece of nutrition ... insulin, or breaking apart carbohydrates—depends not only on properties of the food but ...
(Date:8/22/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... August 22, 2017 , ... ... management (RCM) solutions, announced recently the availability of a new professional fee E/M ... appreciation for their service to the healthcare industry. E/M coding is complex which ...
(Date:8/22/2017)... ... ... “Wilderness Voices”: a collection of poetry inspired by life on a Kentucky farm ... author, Martha McKown, an ordained United Methodist minister with graduate degrees in Religious Education ... older sisters studied High School literature. She loved the early English folk ballads, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:8/7/2017)... Aug. 7, 2017 Diplomat Pharmacy, Inc. (NYSE: ... Saban as president, effective Aug. 7, 2017. ... decided to pursue other interests and will serve as president ... Paul has served us in multiple leadership roles since he ... Jun. 2015 and has provided decisive, strategic leadership which continues ...
(Date:8/4/2017)... CINCINNATI , Aug. 3, 2017  Agragen, ... science company active in the biopharmaceutical, nutraceutical, and ... its development of its lead drug candidates, AGR131.  ... a proinflammatory cytokine from the blood of patients ... psoriasis, and inflammatory bowel disease. ...
(Date:8/2/2017)... Flight Network and PeaceHealth Oregon Network announced they renewed a ... efficiency for patients at hospitals in Eugene ... , and Florence, Oregon , who ... work collaboratively to move patients who require the highest level ... emergency exists. PeaceHealth ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: