endocrinology
Bone health

Jaw osteonecrosis declining

Antiresorptive related osteonecrosis of the jaw has dropped dramatically in Australia since the introduction of routine dental checks, endocrinologists say. Led by Dr le-Wen Sim from the University of Melbourne the research team found that since the introduction of routine dental checks in 2008 osteonecrosis rates had dropped from 4.6% to 0.8% among cancer patients treated ...

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