Oral complications rare in older women on anti-osteoporosis treatment
Oral complications such as osteonecrosis of the jaw (ONJ) are rare in women taking medications for postmenopausal osteoporosis, according to a study published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. Researchers used data from the seven-year FREEDOM Extension trial to assess information on oral procedures and cases of ONJ in women taking denosumab for postmenopausal osteoporosis. They found 45% of patients had at least one invasive dental procedure, but the overall rate of ONJ was low.
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