International Journal of Applied Dental Sciences
2018, Vol. 4 Issue 2, Part E
Low levels of vitamin D and periodontal disease: A review
AUTHOR(S): Dr. Manpreet Kaur
ABSTRACT:Vitamin D has important role in regulation of bone metabolism. Various inflammatory diseases are related to Vitamin D deficiency because of its anti-inflammatory properties. Vitamin D also possess antimicrobial properties. Periodontal disease is induced by plaque biofilm. In periodontitis, there is loss of supporting alveolar bone. Due to role of vitamin D in bone metabolism, vitamin D deficiency in presence of periodontitis may lead to exacerbated bone resorption. In this review, studies conducted to reveal association between levels of vitamin D and periodontal disease are discussed.
Pages: 318-319 | 699 Views 22 Downloads
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Dr. Manpreet Kaur. Low levels of vitamin D and periodontal disease: A review. Int J Appl Dent Sci 2018;4(2):318-319.