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4 years 2 months ago

Dental sealants linked to BPA exposure

A new study finds dental sealants commonly used to prevent cavities may expose children to BPA, a controversial chemical thought to be linked with health problems. Researchers found that materials used in sealants can break down into BPA when they come in contact with saliva. BPA levels can spike...

4 years 7 months ago

Bisphenol A (BPA) in some dental products

Bisphenol A (BPA) has been in the news for the past few years because of health dangers associated with the chemical, which is widely used in the manufacture of many consumer plastic products. BPA has now been banned in some products. Laboratory tests link BPA with reproduction and development...

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