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GIRIBONE, Jorge  y  CATAGNETTO, Pedro. Bisphosphonate Related Osteonecrosis of the Jaws: what the dentist must know today: guidelines and protocols. Odontoestomatología [online]. 2013, vol.15, n.21, pp.45-58. ISSN 1688-9339.

Having seen an increase on the use of bisphosphonates, being one of the top 19 prescribed medications Worldwide, used for the treatment of several bone pathologies, the occurrence of a new injury called Bisphosphonate Related Osteonecrosis of the Jaw (BRONJ) was reported in the year 2003. (1) The main goal of this work is to inform colleagues on the use of these drugs, their actions and effects, to increase the preventive measures and the potential treatments we have today. The dental profession certainly is in an advantageous position to prevent and be the precursor diagnosing this alteration. We must to give information on this subject and being familiar with the treatment recommendations are matters of our interest. We have carried out a bibliographical revision, so as to search for the most acceptable protocols applicable in the practice, taking the outstanding data on the clinical history as a starting point, the therapeutic indications of this drugs, allowing us to evaluate the potential damage we could cause

Palabras clave : bisphosphonates; osteonecrosis.

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