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Osteonecrosis
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Osteonecrosis

I believe there is  a link between prolonged use of fosamax and oseonecrosis of the mandible.

Who might I contact for positive confirmation?
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There definitely is a connection between bisphosphonates like Fosamax and osteonecrosis of the jaws. This has been well established and documented in medical and dental journals.

An oral and maxillofacial surgeon is the type of doctor that most commonly diagnoses and treats this condition.
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Who is the foremost authority on the link between fosamax and osteonecrosis?

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