What are the risk factors for ONJ?
Those most at risk for developing ONJ appear to include those who:
• Have taken bisphosphonates
• Have taken steroids at or near the same time
• Have a previous history of cancer, osteoporosis, or Paget's disease
• Have undergone invasive dental procedures, including extractions and/or dental implants
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