Chapter 107. Chapter 107. Bisphosphonate-Associated Osteonecrosis of the Jaws

  1. ASBMR
  1. Nathaniel S. Treister1 and
  2. Sook-Bin Woo2

Published Online: 23 DEC 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470623992.ch107

Primer on the Metabolic Bone Diseases and Disorders of Mineral Metabolism

Primer on the Metabolic Bone Diseases and Disorders of Mineral Metabolism

How to Cite

ASBMR (2008) Chapter 107. Bisphosphonate-Associated Osteonecrosis of the Jaws, in Primer on the Metabolic Bone Diseases and Disorders of Mineral Metabolism, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470623992.ch107

Author Information

  1. 1

    Division of Oral Medicine and Dentistry, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts

  2. 2

    Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 DEC 2009
  2. Published Print: 18 NOV 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780977888214

Online ISBN: 9780470623992

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Keywords:

  • bisphosphonates;
  • osteonecrosis;
  • oral lesions;
  • oral medicine

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Definition of Bisphosphonate-Associated Osteonecrosis of the Jaws

  • Etiology

  • Risk Factors and Prevalence

  • Clinical Presentation

  • Radiographic and Histological Findings

  • Management