Osteoporosis may increase the damage that gum (periodontal) disease can do to bone supporting the teeth. Osteoporosis primarily weakens bone in the hips, spine, and wrists, increasing the risk of fractures. However, the disease can also damage the bone to which teeth attach. Certain dental x-rays may actually show the first signs of osteoporosis.

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