Dental cariesReferences

Acknowledgements

This evidence summary was written by:

William B. Grant, Ph.D.
Sunlight, Nutrition, and Health Research Center (SUNARC)
P.O. Box 641603
San Francisco, CA 94164-1603, USA 
www.sunarc.org       
wbgrant@infionline.net

Complete bibliography of research used in this summary

We found a significant body of evidence when researching the role of vitamin D in dental caries.  The research we have cited in our summary is listed below, with links to PubMed abstracts and full-text for those who wish to explore further.

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