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Gingivitis and Vitamin D
Lowering Gingivitis (gum disease) RiskHigh blood levels of a vitamin D metabolite are associated with a decreased risk of the gum disease gingivitis, according to a recent report from the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Researchers at Boston University analyzed data from 6,700 nonsmokers, aged 13-90+, from the National Health...More
Tooth Loss Prevention
Preventing tooth loss. Abundant intake of vitamin D is associated with a decreased risk of tooth loss, according to a recent study conducted in Japan. Researchers found that individuals in their seventies with relatively higher intakes of certain nutrients-including protein, vitamin D, and B vitamins-demonstrated a reduced incidence of missing...More