Findings show children with plastic dental fillings made with BP - CBS 5 - KPHO

Findings show children with plastic dental fillings made with BPA may have more social problems

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A new study shows kids who get dental fillings made with the chemical Bisphenol A or BPA are more likely to have behavior and emotional problems.

The study looked at 534 kids and found those with the fillings had more anxiety, depression, social stress and problems communicating with others. BPA is a chemical found in plastics and canned goods.

Dental fillings made with BPA are popular because they are the color of teeth.

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