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How could tiludronate affect my jaw?

One of the major side effects of taking tiludronate (Skelid) is you can develop serious problems with your jaw. This side effect is called osteonecrosis, meaning that bone loss can develop in the jaw. That's why it's important that you practice good dental hygiene, brushing and flossing regularly. You must also be careful before having any dental surgery or treatment. It's therefore probably a good idea to have a dentist do a complete exam, provide any treatments and make recommendations before you start on this drug.

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