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How do ultraviolet rays help your bones and teeth?
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Dr. Meng Syn
Dentistry
2 doctors agree
In brief: No
Long term exposure to uv light is unhealthy.
However, we need some uv light from the sun to produce vitamin d. Vitamin d is important in regulating bone density and osteoporosis. Vitamin d deficiencies have been linked to tooth loss, and periodontal risk factors like low bone mass. Also vitamin d may act as an anti inflammatory agent and stimulate the production of oral anti microbial peptide.

In brief: No
Long term exposure to uv light is unhealthy.
However, we need some uv light from the sun to produce vitamin d. Vitamin d is important in regulating bone density and osteoporosis. Vitamin d deficiencies have been linked to tooth loss, and periodontal risk factors like low bone mass. Also vitamin d may act as an anti inflammatory agent and stimulate the production of oral anti microbial peptide.
Dr. Meng Syn
Dr. Meng Syn
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Dr. TAPAN CHAUDHURI
Nuclear Medicine
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In brief: SUN AND VITAMIN D
Sun's rays makes vitamin d in the skin which in turn helps absortion of calcium from the intestine .
The absorbed calcium then makes the bone and teeth stronger.

In brief: SUN AND VITAMIN D
Sun's rays makes vitamin d in the skin which in turn helps absortion of calcium from the intestine .
The absorbed calcium then makes the bone and teeth stronger.
Dr. TAPAN CHAUDHURI
Dr. TAPAN CHAUDHURI
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