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Bisphosphonate-Associated Osteonecrosis of the Jaw: Conclusions Based on an Analysis of Case Series

Oral complications of cancer chemotherapy have been recognized for many years. Candidiasis, mucositis, chemo-therapy-induced...

Management of the Dental Patient on Anticoagulant Medication

Dental patients taking anticoagulant medication pose a challenge for the clinician. Dentists are often...

Implications of Bisphosphonate Use for the Dentist: An Introduction

Recently, the health sciences literature has suggested important oral/dental implications for patients with a...

Researchers Characterize Headpin Protein

Three years ago, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) grantees and colleagues...

Bisphosphonates Associated With Osteonecrosis

The use of bisphosphonates (eg, Zomeda, Aredia, Fosamax) has been associated with spontaneous necrosis...

Saliva and Diagnosis

Scientists at UCLA’s School of Dentistry are investigating the possibility of diagnosing high-impact diseases...

Treatment Planning for Dental Implants: A Rationale for Decision Making Part 1: Total Edentulism

With the introduction of endosseous implants by Brnemark in 1969,1 dental patients have the...

Review of Hemostatic Agents Used In Dentistry

Dentists perform a variety of surgical procedures frequently requiring the need for a hemostatic...

Improving the Stability of Maxillary Dentures: The Use of Polyvinyl Siloxane Impression Materials for Edentulous Impressions

The fabrication of complete removable dentures has evolved noticeably over the last 15 years...

Clinical Conditions and Lesions Mimicking Salivary Gland Disease, Part 1

Columbia University’s Salivary Gland Center (SGC) serves as a referral base for metropolitan New...