Integrated – Vitamin D

In this episode Jeroen starts off by discussing the role of periodontal bacteria in the etiology of Alzheimer’s disease. We discuss the importance of periodontal therapy, and highlight it’s multi-factorial character. We explore the possibility of designing Yakult-toothpaste and we also discuss the role of Vitamin D, and how this can beneficial for your patients. But we also discuss the fact that too much or wrong Vitamin D suppletion can cause inflammatory reactions in the human body and therefore understanding this matter is crucial before prescribing it to our patients. In conclusion, we state that a broader perspective is needed to maintain payable healthcare and that awareness of healthcare is rising.