Fractal dimension and mandibular cortical width in normal and osteoporotic men and women.

OBJECTIVE To verify whether fractal dimensions (FD) on the mandibular trabecular and cortical bone and mandibular cortical width (MCW) differ between patients with normal bone mineral density (BMD) and osteoporosis. STUDY DESIGN In this retrospective study, 133 dental panoramic radiographs from men aged >60 years and postmenopausal women with a bone… (More)