PELLEGRINI Gretel Gisela
Oral health in young women having a low calcium and vitamin D
ANTONENKO O; BRYK G; BRITO G; PELLEGRINI GG; ZENI SN
CLINICAL ORAL INVESTIGATIONS.
Lugar: HEIDELBERG; Año: 2015 vol. 19 p. 1199 - 1199
Objective Oral health plays an important role in an individual?seating choices, which in turn ensure good nutritionthroughout life. The deterioration in diet quality may partiallyexplain the association between tooth loss and several systemicdiseases, including osteoporosis. The study evaluated theassociation between oral health and calcium (Ca) and vitaminD nutritional status. The effect of several dietary and lifestylehabits was also evaluated.Material and methods One hundred six women aged 23.7±0.4 years were evaluated. Ca intake (CaI) and protein intakewere recorded, and 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25OHD) was evaluated.Dental status and caries risk were assessed by determiningthe number of decayed (D), missing (M), and filled (F)teeth and DMFT index, Löe Silness plaque index (PI), andsugar intake (SI).Results Deficient CaI was observed in 59 % of women; 71 %had 25OHD