Calcium and vitamin D supplements reduce tooth loss in the elderly

Calcium and vitamin D supplements reduce tooth loss in the elderly Purpose Oral bone and tooth loss are correlated with bone loss at nonoral sites. Calcium and vitamin D supplementation slow the rate of bone loss from various skeletal sites, but it is not known if intake of these nutrients affects oral bone and, in turn, tooth retention. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The American Journal of Medicine Elsevier

Calcium and vitamin D supplements reduce tooth loss in the elderly

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Elsevier
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Copyright © 2001 Excerpta Medica Inc.
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0002-9343
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10.1016/S0002-9343(01)00899-3
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Abstract

Purpose Oral bone and tooth loss are correlated with bone loss at nonoral sites. Calcium and vitamin D supplementation slow the rate of bone loss from various skeletal sites, but it is not known if intake of these nutrients affects oral bone and, in turn, tooth retention.

Journal

The American Journal of MedicineElsevier

Published: Oct 15, 2001

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