Journal of Indian Association of Public Health Dentistry

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Year
: 2011  |  Volume : 9  |  Issue : 5  |  Page : 420--424

The Clinical importance and therapeutic benefit of cholecalceferol - Vitamin D: Current concepts and its implication in Dentistry - A review


P Vishwanath Hiremath 
 Dept of Community Dentistry, M M Dental College, Belgavi, India

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Vitamin D has emerged from obscurity, and its effect on various organ systems throughout the body down to the cellular level is being discovered. What was once thought to be a simple hormone affecting only bone and calcium metabolism has shifted. Vitamin D is now seen as a complex hormone that is involved not only in the calcium homeostasis but also in the integrity of the innate immune system. Reduced serum Vitamin D is linked to inflammatory and long- latency diseases like tuberculosis, arthritis, diabetes ad even gingivitis. Research on the importance of prescribing Vitamin D as a therapeutic and preventive measure in routine practice for many diseases including Gingivitis and periodontal disease is in full swing.


How to cite this article:
Hiremath P V. The Clinical importance and therapeutic benefit of cholecalceferol - Vitamin D: Current concepts and its implication in Dentistry - A review.J Indian Assoc Public Health Dent 2011;9:420-424


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Hiremath P V. The Clinical importance and therapeutic benefit of cholecalceferol - Vitamin D: Current concepts and its implication in Dentistry - A review. J Indian Assoc Public Health Dent [serial online] 2011 [cited 2022 Jun 27 ];9:420-424
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