There is some concern about dental implants for patients taking Fosamax and the other bisphosphonate drugs, due to the potential for osteonecrosis of the jaw. See what our experts have to say below.
Took Fosamax: Any Precautions to Take before Getting Implants?

Harriet asks:

I have been on Fosamax for 6-8 years, now am getting an implant supported bridge. What precautions should be taken during the ...

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How Long Would I Need to be Off of Fosamax Before Getting an Implant?

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Answered By: Dr. Michael Tischler - Woodstock , NY

Jillian asks:
I have taken Fosamax for 12 weeks and find that I need to have a tooth surgically removed and a dental implant put in. How long...

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If I Took Fosamax Can I Get Implants?

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Answered By: Dr. Peter Sabolch - Beverly Hills , CA

Rhoda asks:

I have taken Fosamax for 13 years and now I'm thinking about getting 3 implants in lower jaw. I am concerned about proceeding wi...

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Do I need a CTX Test before Implant Surgery?

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Answered By: Dr. Michael Tischler - Woodstock , NY

Michele asks:

My dentist wants my 88 yr old mother to get a CTX blood test prior to dental surgery for implants to see if she has damage fro...

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