The effect of alendronate sodium on alveolar bone loss in periodontitis (clinical trial).

Alendronate sodium is a potent inhibitor of bone resorption which has been effectively used to control osteolysis, and to treat Paget's disease and osteoporosis. The objective of this study was to investigate the effect of alendronate sodium, systemically induced in the treatment of patients with periodontitis. Twenty-four adult periodontitis patients were… CONTINUE READING