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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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