Dental Concerns

General

1. Consider the oral sings of Paget's disease (i.e., macrognathia, alveolar pain).

2. Consider placing the patient in a semisupine position when in the dental chair to help alleviate the pain associated with osteoporosis and possible GI side effects of the drug.

3. Shorter appointments may be necessary in order to ensure patient comfort.

Consultation with Primary Care Provider

1. Consultation may be required in order to assess level of disease control and the patient's ability to tolerate stress.

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