Association between calcium and dairy servings intakes and plaque score, stratified by vitamin D intakes. Models adjusted for age, gender, education, intakes of alcohol, sucrose and mineral supplements, smoking, current diseases, number of teeth, visits to the dentist, use of dental floss/tooth pick and salivary flow. Plaque score classified as < vs. ≥ 9.5%. Analyses were stratified by lower and higher (≥6.8 μg/d) vitamin D intake.
Adegboye et al. Nutrition Journal 2013 12:61 doi:10.1186/1475-2891-12-61