Bone Drugs and Dental Health

From the American Cancer Society

imageCancer patients taking certain bone drugs called bisphosphonates may develop a severe form of bone damage in the jaw if they get major dental work during their therapy.

The ADA provides an overview of how bisphosphonates can influence your oral health.

People Living With Cancer, the patient information website of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), is designed to help patients and families make informed health-care decisions. www.plwc.org