Vitamin D is a fat soluble vitamin that is important for the resorption of Calcium, Iron, Zinc, Phosphate and Magnesium. Vitamin D is per definition a steroid hormone that needs acquired exogenic because human species is not able to synthesize it. Vitamin D2 can be absorbed via nutrition, but it is scientifically proven that it is almost impossible today, especially in Nordic countries to maintain a sufficient level of Vitamin D with nutrition alone.
Vitamin D3 is activated in the skin. Vitamin D is metabolized in the liver to 25-hydroxy Cholecalciferol. Vitamin D deficiency is recognized in some parts of industrial countries northern of the equator to be an epidemic disease. Since it it linked to Osteoporosis, Multiple Sclerosis, Depression, Autoimmune diseases and many others it is more important to maintain an efficient Vitamin D level. The chairside test is measuring the amount of 25-hydroxy cholecalciferol and gives a precise level of Vitamin D. If too low, we can supplement it via high quality products and infusions. No implant or bone grafting can heal in properly, if the vitamin D level is too low. Thus we take take of our patients and maintaining long lasting results in our surgeries.