Vitamin D and Dental Caries in Children

  title={Vitamin D and Dental Caries in Children},
  author={R. Schroth and R. Rabbani and G. Loewen and M. Moffatt},
  journal={Journal of Dental Research},
  pages={173 - 179}
  • R. Schroth, R. Rabbani, +1 author M. Moffatt
  • Published 2016
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Dental Research
  • The purpose of this study was to assess the relationship between vitamin D status and dental caries in Canadian school-aged children participating in the Canadian Health Measures Survey (CHMS). The CHMS was a national cross-sectional study involving physical assessments, laboratory analysis, and interviews. Analysis was restricted to data for 1,017 children 6 to 11 y of age. Outcome variables included the presence of caries and overall total caries score (dmft/DMFT index). Levels of 25… CONTINUE READING
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