February, 2011

New studies say bisphossy jaw risk is low

A new study says the more bitewing X-rays you have, the greater your risk of a tumour.

Two large studies into osteonecrosis of the jaw (ONJ) published in the Journal of Dental Research have shown that although the use of oral bisphosonates correlates with a heightened risk of developing ONJ, the actual risk itself remains low. The […]