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Treatment of Patients taking Bisphosphonates by Dr. Jason Hales Doctor of Dentistry Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 1:07pm Bisphosphonates are a group of drugs that are commonly prescribed in the prevention and treatment of resorptive bone conditions. These would include osteoporosis, bone metastasis associated with breast & prostate cancer, multiple myeloma, Paget's disease & other conditions that cause chronic bone fragility. Some common bisphosp ... Read on »
Fosamax Trial – Destroyed JawBone Tissue Cited by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 03 Sep 2009 10:02am This case is very interesting and no doubt the science of the drug will enter into the picture.  It states that the drug basically keeps old bones in tact but can potentially stop or hinder the growth of new bones tissue from what I read here, so I guess if you didn’t need any new bone tissue it was ok, but for those who needed to grow new tissu ... Read on »
Jaw surgery after tooth loss is common. by Saundra G. Patient Expert Posted Thu 04 Dec 2008 4:14pm In November, my periodontist performed alveoloplasty surgery in my upper jaw to remove bone chips, bone spurs, bone splinters, and an infected root tip. He added material into both sides of my jawbone to fill up spaces where my jawbone had been reabsorbed, stitched me up, and sent me home to finish my antibiotics. Yes, he gave me pain medication. ... Read on »
Jaw bone created from stem cells – BBC News by David Granovsky Posted Tue 13 Oct 2009 10:05pm Jaw bone created from stem cells New bone created in the lab The new bone was created from bone marrow stem cells Scientists have created part of the jaw joint in the lab using human adult stem cells. They say it is the first time a complex, anatomically-sized bone has been accurately created in this way. It is hoped the [...] Read on »
Jaw bone created from (patient’s own) stem cells by David Granovsky Posted Tue 13 Apr 2010 12:00am Jaw bone created from (patient’s own) stem cells – BBC NEWS | Health | – New bone created in the lab The new bone was created from bone marrow stem cells Scientists have created part of the jaw joint in the lab using human adult stem cells. Two points from me: 1. Cloning, shmoning! The facts is, they ... Read on »
Jaw bone changes contribute to ageing by Peter Beard Patient Expert Posted Wed 11 Aug 2010 12:00am Natural changes to the jaw bone and other facial bones contribute to an ageing appearance, which could impede on your anti-ageing regime. At least that’s what researchers at the University of Rochester Medical Center say. They believe that it takes more than the tightening of loose skin to take years off the face due to natura ... Read on »
Study Suggests Osteoporosis Drug Might Treat Loss of Bone in Jaw by HealthFinder Posted Sat 16 Oct 2010 10:00am healthnewslink Ironically, disfiguring condition has been tied to heavy use of another osteoporosis drug. By Amanda Gardner HealthDay Reporter ... Read on »
Study Suggests Osteoporosis Drug Might Treat Loss of Bone in Jaw by Medline Plus Posted Mon 18 Oct 2010 2:00am Ironically, disfiguring condition has been tied to heavy use of another osteoporosis drug Monday, October 18, 2010 SATURDAY, Oct. 15 (HealthDay News) -- People suffering from a disfiguring loss of bone in the jaw may find help in the form of a long-used osteoporosis drug, two new studie ... Read on »
NFL Hall Of Famer Jim Kelly Diagnosed with Jaw Bone Cancer by Lena Butler Posted Tue 04 Jun 2013 8:00am Former Buffalo Bills quarterback and Pro Football Hall Of Fame inductee Jim Kelly announced on June 3 that he was diagnosed with squamous cell carcinoma — a type of skin cancer — on the upper jaw bone. The Buffalo Bills released a statement from Jim Kelly yesterday. Here is the full text of Kelly’s statement: [...] Read on »
Went in for scans today. CT scan ... by RCC-Fighter Patient Expert Posted Mon 04 May 2009 5:26pm Went in for scans today. CT scan and bone scan, plus labs. I keep hearing about "scanxiety" leading up to the scans and wonder why I manage to avoid feeling any troublesome fears leading up to the events. I supposed it is because I feel the scans themselves don't cause anything I should be worried about although I fully empathize with everyone ... Read on »