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Treatment of bisphosphonate related osteonecrosis following root canal therapy at the 1-year follow-up: report of two cases

Authors Kaptan f, Kazandag MK, Iseri U

Received 7 August 2013

Accepted for publication 19 September 2013

Published 2 December 2013 Volume 2013:9 Pages 477—482


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Figen Kaptan,1 Meric Karapinar Kazandag,1 Ufuk Iseri2

1Yeditepe University, Faculty of Dentistry, Department of Endodontics, 2Department of Prosthodontics, Istanbul, Turkey

Abstract: The objective of this report was to use topical gaseous ozone as an adjunct to conventional treatment methods and to describe the multidisciplinary management of bisphosphonate associated bone necrosis, which developed following endodontic treatment. No complaints were noted by the patients at their 1-year follow-up and the treatment showed favorable prognosis.

Keywords: bisphosphonate, osteonecrosis, BRONJ, endodontics, oxygen, ozone

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