RESEARCH ARTICLES, WITH SELECT QUOTES
In the Research section presented below, we include quotes and links on the new independent research showing the positive impact of Vitamin D on teeth and mouth health.
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"Intake of vitamin D supplements resulted in a 47% reduced rate of dental caries."
"Enamel is the most mineralized substance in the human body. It is made up of mostly calcium and phosphate. Vitamin D is important for increasing the absorption of calcium and phosphate from the food you eat.
In addition, the cells in the teeth that form dentin and enamel contain vitamin D receptors, meaning that vitamin D may play a role in their functioning."
" study found school-age children with optimal levels of vitamin D have a nearly 40 per cent lower risk of getting cavities."
"Teeth aren’t exactly bones, but they’re made up of similar tissues and are subject to the same problems bones may have. Vitamin D deficiency, including the conditions of rickets and osteomalacia, also can affect teeth."
"When the body doesn’t get enough vitamin D from the sun or food, they found, teeth develop gaps or bubbles in dentin, the layer under enamel that makes up about 85 percent of a tooth’s structure."
"If you're supplementing your diet with calcium and vitamin D to prevent bone loss, you may be more likely to hang onto your pearly whites, according to a report "
"Vitamin D is extremely important in the process of keeping the teeth anchored into their sockets. Vitamin D research has shown that people with Vitamin D Deficiency are much more likely to have periodontal disease for various reasons."
"Use of vitamin D appears to be a better option for reducing dental caries than fluoridation of community water supplies"
"permanent microscopic abnormalities form in the tooth's dentin layers when the body lacks vitamin D"