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Oral Health Effects of Antiresorptive Medications

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Oral health professionals need to be familiar with bisphosphonates and other antiresorptive medications due to their impact on dental health.

After reading this course, the participant should be able to:

  1. Discuss the prevalence of osteoporosis, and the types and properties of antiresorptive drugs used to manage medication-related osteonecrosis of the jaw.
  2. Describe when medication-related osteonecrosis of the jaw was first reported, the estimated incidence rate, and factors that contribute to this condition.
  3. Explain the oral anatomy most commonly affected, as well as clinical strategies for managing patients with medication-related osteonecrosis of the jaw.

This course was published in the July 2018 issue and expires July 2021. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.

Belmont Business Media is an ADA CERP-recognized provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at Belmont Business Media Nationally Approved PACE Program Provider for FAGD/MAGD credit. Approval does not imply acceptance by any regulatory authority or AGD endorsement. July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2023. Provider ID 317924
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