Dental extractions in patients on oral or intravenous bisphosphonate therapy: A clinical dilemma
Dental extraction has been touted to be a potential trigger for the onset of bisphosphonate-related osteonecrosis of the jaw (BRONJ). In this article, we carry out a comprehensive discussion on the pharmacology of bisphosphonates. This article also aims to assess and outline the pathogenesis of BRONJ, the outcome of dental extractions on patients receiving bisphosphonate therapy and to draw a protocol for its prevention and management.
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