A health professor at New York University, Shiela Strauss, said that the mouth is the window of health. Through oral conditions, we can not only detect the risk of various chronic diseases such as diabetes and heart disease, but also osteoporosis.
Hugh Devlin, a dental health expert at Manchester University, is even pioneering a technology: Osteodent. It is a series of tools designed to detect the risk of osteoporosis, just by looking at the scans of dental history for several years. (more…)