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Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology
Year : 2016, Volume : 9, Issue : 8
First page : ( 1133) Last page : ( 1136)
Print ISSN : 0974-3618. Online ISSN : 0974-360X.
Article DOI : 10.5958/0974-360X.2016.00215.8

Awareness of Importance of Vitamin D Among Dental Students in a Dental School-A Survey

Harini K.1,*, Priya V. Vishnu2, Gayathri R.3

1BDS first year, Saveetha Dental College and Hospitals, Chennai-600077

2Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Saveetha Dental College and Hospitals, Chennai-600077

3Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Saveetha Dental College and Hospitals, Chennai-600077

*Corresponding Author E-mail: harinikumaran23@gmail.com

Online published on 12 January, 2017.

Abstract

Title

Awareness of importance of vitamin D among students in a dental school-a survey.

Aim & objective

To create awareness of importance of intake of vitamin D and its deficiency related disorders.

Background

Vitamin D is essential for maintaining serum calcium and phosphorus concentrations within the normal range. Deficiency of vitamin D causes inadequate mineralisation leading to rickets & osteomalacia. The vitamin D survey questionnaire is administered to students through survey planet link.

Reason

To spread the awareness of importance of intake of vitamin D in diet and to create a vitamin D deficient free generation.

Result

To create awareness regarding the awareness of vitamin D a survey was conducted.

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Keywords

Vitamin D, Osteoporosis, melanin, sunlight exposure, knowledge.

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