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... actually causing jaw bone loss? ... (10 replies)
... Well, yeah, but the bone loss occurs because of dental work. So, who will easily make the connection when those who use Fosamax are usually older and more inclined to have dental problems? ... (10 replies)
... How disturbing. Any connection with cavities, or only actual tooth loss due to the bone loss? ... (10 replies)

Bone loss in jaw
Oct 20, 2006
... I have bone loss in my jaw, and it occured "long" before I ever took any osteo meds. My jaw bone loss is from having Osteoporosis for a long time and it went undiagnosed. ... (7 replies)
... effect on page 4 of this thread, "Fosamax Jaw Bone Loss". I developed jaw problems after only 2 weeks of Fosamax, and my dentist wouldn't touch my teeth when I went to him about the problem. ... (5 replies)
... Looks like there is a link to severe jaw problems with people taking not only Fosamax, but also Zometa and aredia. ... (10 replies)
... I am 50 had severe osto since 2000, and I now have every tooth on my upper left is loose and the bone is almost gone due to my osteo. Nothing has worked with me so far..I am on Forteo for 3 months...The peridontic says my teeth can start falling out. ... (10 replies)
... Please make sure you note if there were any other diseases present in these patients. The vast majority of osteonecrosis of the jaw involves patients taking bisphosphonates who also have cancer. This is a very important point. I don't think the FDA has ruled on this issue yet. ... (10 replies)
... It was osetonecrosis of the jaw. There were 63 case reports BUT.....the vast majority were in patients taking IV bisphosphonates and were being treated for cancer as well. The number of cases with the oral bisphosphonates was VERY VERY small....Just a few..... (10 replies)
... I'm new to this Board. I am looking for people who have taken Fosamax who have suffered from loss of dental bone as a result. Last week the periodontist opened up my dental implant and found significant bone loss, which he filled with synthetic bone. ... (72 replies)
... I am so sorry about your teeth. How typical are dental problems in osteoporosis? Did your doctor suggest what caused this, or any other course of action to help you? Best wishes, Barbara (10 replies)
... "Another important aspect only briefly mentioned in the editorial, and one that I think should be kept in mind, is the fact that in the case series of both Marx2 and Ruggiero et al,3 there were a total of 8 cases of noncancer patients taking a less potent type of bisphosphonate for the treatment of osteoporosis. I am certain that other similar cases will soon be reported. If... (10 replies)
... The article appeared in the following journal..... Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 2004 vol 62 527-534 pgs 527-534. You should be able to find this journal on-line and download the article for a small fee. I heard that ALL the oral bisphosphonates will have it in their labelling. Sometimes this process takes awhile. The two issues that I am sure they are... (10 replies)
... Check out the USA Today article March 13 by Rita Rubin. There is a definite connection. (10 replies)
... and I am about to start on Actonel this weekend. It was always the plan for me to go on to Fosamax or Actonel after the Forteo. I know several people taking the drug with no side effects, but I'm plenty nervous. ... (30 replies)
Fosamax dosage
Apr 12, 2006
... year period, was associated with statistically significant reductions in loss of height vs. placebo in patients with and without baseline radiographic vertebral fractures. ... (20 replies)
Bone loss in jaw
Nov 4, 2006
... Hi: Forteo has been around since Nov of 2002, put is primarily reserved for people with extremely low t-scores. Not sure why your doc wouldn't have mentioned it unless your t-score isn't real low; there are a lot of people taking it, and it's also very expensive so hopefully you ins covers it. Here's a link about the testing on it so you know more about it. Good Luck...... (7 replies)
Bone loss in jaw
Nov 3, 2006
... Thank you for your response, Pam. I don't want to spend a lot of energy trying to figure out if it was fosamax that caused the bone deterioration because it's done. But I will look into forteo as something I could consider for the future. ... (7 replies)
Bone loss in jaw
Oct 20, 2006
... I believe we all experience jawbone loss as we age, particularly those of us with dentures. However, my dentist tells me that my jawbone has significantly improved since I began Fosamax 7 years ago. ... (7 replies)
... No, I don't think that 3 fosamax would cause that... I'm not even sure I believe that the amount I took would cause it either, that's the problem. ... (32 replies)




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