Inter-relationship of calcium, Vitamin D, and fluoride in periodontal health: An overview

Afshan Bey, Department of Periodontics, College of Dentistry, Majmaah University, Al Zulfi, Saudi Arabia, Mahira Kirmani, Afaf Zia, Syed S Ahmed
2018 Asian Pacific Journal of Health Sciences  
Calcium, phosphorous, fluoride, and Vitamin D principally take part in the development of hard tissues of the body -the bone and the tooth structure and we have named them as EFC. Calcium is of utmost importance among these factors and accounts for about 40% of the total body mineral and 99%, of which is found in the skeleton. Most of the mineral exist in the form of hydroxyapatite (Ca 10 (PO 4 ) 6 (OH) 2 ). Calcium is regulated by various hormones such
doi:10.21276/apjhs.2018.5.1.9 fatcat:njvjr2kqojccrlgo4ascvcxbby