Influence of dentures in the initial occurrence site on the prognosis of bisphosphonate-related osteonecrosis of the jaws: a retrospective study.

@article{Hasegawa2012InfluenceOD,
  title={Influence of dentures in the initial occurrence site on the prognosis of bisphosphonate-related osteonecrosis of the jaws: a retrospective study.},
  author={Yoko Hasegawa and Mutuki Kawabe and Hiroto Kimura and Kenichi Kurita and Jinichi Fukuta and Masahiro Urade},
  journal={Oral surgery, oral medicine, oral pathology and oral radiology},
  year={2012},
  volume={114 3},
  pages={318-24}
}
OBJECTIVE This retrospective cohort study was conducted to investigate the influence of wearing dentures in the initial occurrence site of bisphosphonate-related osteonecrosis of the jaws (BRONJ). STUDY DESIGN A questionnaire regarding the prevalence, therapy, and outcome of jawbone lesions during 2006-08 was mailed to 248 medical institutions with an oral and maxillofacial surgery department in Japan. RESULTS Ninety-nine patients wearing dentures had significantly shorter duration until… CONTINUE READING

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