Posts Tagged ‘bisphenol A’
When Should My Dental Fillings Be Replaced?
Many of us have dental fillings in place for many years and the question becomes when should they be replaced? Dental fillings are man made materials used to replace tooth structure that has been damaged by tooth decay. The dental filling will allow your dentist to restore both function and shape of your tooth back…Read More
Should You Be Concerned About Bisphenol-A (BPA)?
BPA Basics Bisphenol A (BPA) is a chemical that has been used to harden plastics for more than four decades. It is literally in everything around you. It is in medical devices, water bottles, the lining of canned foods and drinks, and many other household products. Over 90% of us have BPA in our bodies…Read More
Dangers Of BPA, Mercury And Triclosan
We, as a society have become more acutely aware of the ingredients in many products used for our health and even for our environment. This includes food, medications, and children’s products. Now we can include dental materials to the list. Controversies have developed recently surrounding the use of Bisphenol-A (commonly referred to as BPA) as…Read More
Is Your Dentist BPA Free?
BPA? What is it? BPA or Bisphenol A is an organic compound that is widely used in the manufacture of many consumer plastic products, and has been found in some dental composites and sealants. BPA exhibits hormone-like (estrogen) properties that raise concern about its suitability in consumer products and food containers. Some laboratory testing has suggested that BPA…Read More