Your Dentist Could Detect Osteoporosis

Researchers in England have discovered a way to tell their patients if they are suffering from osteoporosis. The new test is cheap, simple, and every dentist can do it. The researchers developed a revolutionary, software-based approach to detecting osteoporosis during...

Researchers in England have discovered a way to tell their patients if they are suffering from osteoporosis. The new test is cheap, simple, and every dentist can do it.

The researchers developed a revolutionary, software-based approach to detecting osteoporosis during routine dental X-rays by automatically measuring the thickness of part of the patient's lower jaw, according to the study published in the journal Bone.

Ordinary dental x-rays could detect osteoporosis automatically
Detecting osteoporosis via dental X-rays

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