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Osteoporosis

Osteopenia

09/06/2006

Question:

how to prevent, and dose it has any affect on jawbones, thank you

Answer:

Please see our general information about preventing osteoporosis and the various treatment modalities.  We also have a section on osteonecrosis of the jaw, a rare occurrence that has been reported in some patients taking bisphosphonates.

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Response by:

Margery   Gass, MD Margery Gass, MD
Formely, Professor, Clinical Obstetrics & Gynecology
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati