Annals and Essences of Dentistry

Annals and Essences of Dentistry
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ISSN: 0975-8798, 0976-156X

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Abstract

OVERVIEW OF CLINICAL ISSUES ASSOCIATED WITH BISPHOSPHONATES IN GENERAL DENTISTRY AND ORTHODONTIC SPECIALITY

Venkataramana V, Rajasigamani K, Kurunjikumaran N, Bhaskar, V, SenthilKoumaran

Modern day general dental practice and orthodontic specialty practice is no longer limited only for healthy and younger individuals. Bisphosphonates ( Bp) have gained much popularity with regard to treatment of calcium metabolic disorders. In every part of the world currently adult patients under bisphosphonate therapy are visiting dental and orthodontic clinics to resolve their problems. So far there is no contraindication for orthodontic patients who are under bisphosphonate therapy. Even though there is no contraindication for orthodontic intervention, few general dental procedures like surgical or invasive treatments are avoided as a precautionary measure. Considerable modifications of regular dental and orthodontic procedures should be enforced in their management. This article reviews the clinical implication of the patients under bisphosphonate therapy who are in need of dental and orthodontic procedures.

Published Date: 2017-12-30;

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