Author(s): Subashree R., Radhika Arjunkumar

Email(s): shubashreeramakrishnan@gmail.com , radhikaarjunkumar@gmail.com

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Address: Subashree R.1*, Dr. Radhika Arjunkumar2
1Saveetha Dental College and Hospitals, Chennai-77 Tamil nadu
2Senior Lecturer, Department of Periodontics, Saveetha Dental College, Chennai-77 Tamilnadu.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 7,      Issue - 2,     Year - 2014


ABSTRACT:
Vitamin D is 1-25 dihydroxy cholecalciferol or calcitriol, is an active form of vitamin D3. It is lipid soluble vitamin. Vitamin D plays a major role in maintaining the oral health, mineral metabolism, formation bone, innate immunity, calcium cycle. The vitamin D receptor (VDR) gene polymorphism which is highly associated with periodontal disease. A hypothesis is that vitamin D is not only useful with direct effects like maintaining the oral health, bone metabolism it has got high capacity to function as anti inflammatory effects and stimulate the production of anti – microbial peptides. The aim of this article is to review the impact of vitamin D in periodontal health and disease.


Cite this article:
Subashree R., Radhika Arjunkumar. Vitamin D Deficiency in Periodontal Health. Research J. Pharm. and Tech. 7(2): Feb. 2014; Page 248-252.

Cite(Electronic):
Subashree R., Radhika Arjunkumar. Vitamin D Deficiency in Periodontal Health. Research J. Pharm. and Tech. 7(2): Feb. 2014; Page 248-252.   Available on: https://www.rjptonline.org/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2014-7-2-16


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