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Surgical Mini-Lectures and Clinics

Thursday, September 15, 2011
1:00PM - 3:00PM

Location

(C) 204B

S224

Current Strategies for Prevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Osteonecrosis of the Jaw

Kenneth Evan Fleisher, DDS
Assistant Professor, Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
New York University College of Dentistry
New York, NY

Synopsis

Osteonecrosis of the jaw (ONJ) is a condition that has created numerous dilemmas in patient management and may have a broad health impact for patients undergoing antiresorptive therapy. This presentation will review paradigm shifts, research data and new strategies for risk assessment, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of ONJ.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this presentation, participants should be able to:

  1. Review guidelines and evidence-based data that support the risk and prevention of osteonecrosis of the jaw.
  2. Review guidelines, techniques and strategies for treating patients with osteonecrosis of the jaw.

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