Inter-relationship of calcium, Vitamin D, and fluoride in periodontal health: An overview
Keywords:Calcium, hypoplastic enamel, periodontal disease, postnatal calcification, Vitamin D
Many dental diseases are the result of developmental and maturation defects of teeth. Few of them are prenatal and postnatal calcification defects, developmental disturbances due to endocrine abnormalities, influence of dietary factors, mottled and hypoplastic enamel, caries, and loose teeth. Calcium is considered an important element for the proper development and maintenance of calcified dental tissues and the body; however, knowledge its role in the development and progression of periodontitis is very important. In this review, article general concepts of diet, nutrition, and relationship between calcium and periodontal disease have been discussed.
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