Is there a link between vitamin D, gum health, and diabetes?

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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.

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