The care and management of bisphosphonate--associated osteonecrosis of the jaw in the patient with multiple myeloma: a case study

Melvin J Teah, Sheryl L Ernest Syme, Mark Scheper, Dianna S Weikel
2013 Journal of dental hygiene : JDH  
This is a case study of a patient with multiple myeloma presenting with bisphosphonate-associated osteonecrosis of the jaw after an extraction of tooth #18 while receiving intravenous bisphosphonates. The class of drugs known as bisphosphonates is discussed. The patient's presenting signs and symptoms are reviewed. Bisphosphonate induced osteonecrosis definition, management and professional education are reviewed.
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