TITLE

DENTAL RADIOGRAPHS COULD BE FIRST STEP IN OSTEOPOROSIS SCREENING

AUTHOR(S)
Lund, Amy E.
PUB. DATE
February 2005
SOURCE
Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA);Feb2005, Vol. 136 Issue 2, p148
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on a study published in the December 2004 issue of the “American Journal of Roentgenology” indicating that panoramic dental radiographs can be used to help identify postmenopausal women with low skeletal bone mineral density (BMD). Possibility of conducting spinal osteoporosis screening in the dental office; Comparison of the sensitivity of dental radiographs and self-assessment questionnaires in identifying women who need to have BMD testing.
ACCESSION #
16198623

 

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