Identifying risk groups for osteoporosis by digital panoramic radiography

@inproceedings{Alapati2015IdentifyingRG,
  title={Identifying risk groups for osteoporosis by digital panoramic radiography},
  author={Satish Alapati and Reddy Sudhakara Reddy and Ramesh Tatapudi and Ramya Kotha and Naveen Kumar Bodu and Saikiran Chennoju},
  booktitle={Contemporary clinical dentistry},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND Osteoporosis is a disease characterized by low bone mass and microarchitectural deterioration of bone tissue, leading to bone fragility, and enhanced susceptibility to fractures. Dental radiographs, especially panoramic images, have been used to predict bone mineral density. A number of indices, (mandibular cortical index [MCI], mandibular… CONTINUE READING