New research shows interesting links between low vitamin D levels, gum disease (periodontal disease) and diabetes. Both of these diseases are highly prevalent in America. Vitamin D deficiency would worsen this combination (of diabetes and periodontal disease) and this is important to know, particularly because a vitamin D deficiency is cheap and easy to correct.
Gum disease can damage soft tissue (gums) and the bone that holds your teeth. This causes tooth loss. So, take your vitamin D daily and see your Charlotte dentist office soon. Along with a vitamin D supplement, we can help reduce your risk of periodontal disease.