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Bisphosphonate Related Osteonecrosis of the Jaw

  • Journal:Bisphosphonate Related Osteonecrosis of the Jaw Volume: Vol. 1, No. 7 Date: October 2009
    Authors:Michael Apa, DDS, Cesar Luchetti, DDS, MS, Sebastian Yantorno, MD, Julian Barrales, MD, Juan Napal, MD, Jorge Milone, MD, PhD, Alicia Kitrilakis, DDS, PhD, Nicholas Toscano, DDS, MS, Dan Holtzclaw, DDS, MS

    13. Case of the Month Treatment Planning and Execution of Minimally Invasive Dentistry

    Conservation of tooth structure is essential in any patient. Multi-disciplinary treatment planning has allowed this to be a reality in con- temporary dentistry. The case presented in this article involves an 18 year old college bound female who was unhappy with her smile. Treatment planning that involved a combination of periodontics, orthodontics, and restorative dentistry allowed the patient to be treated in a manner where she was happy with her smile from the time of initial treatment until delivery of her final restorations case report.

    21. JIACD Continuing Education Successful Management of a Severe Case of Bisphosphonate Related Osteonecrosis of the Jaw in a Multiple Myeloma

    Background: Bisphosphonate related osteonecrosis of the jaw (BRONJ) is a serious oral complication of bisphosphonate treatment involving the exposure of necrotic maxillary or mandibular bone. BRONJ is associated with pain, paresthesia, and oral dysfunction generating an impairment of the quality of life. Treatment of this complication remains difficult and the most useful action is prevention.

    31. The Bio-Derm Ridge Plumping Technique for Pontic Site Development

    Background: Seibert Class III apicocoronal and buccolingual alveolar ridge defects with associated gingival mucosal atrophy and absence of interdental papillae are common in edentulous areas within the anterior esthetic zone of the maxilla. Normal emergence profiles, critical to achieving esthetic restorations, require restoration of normal hard and soft tissue morphology, including re-establishment of adjacent interdental papillae.

     

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