Which dental composites are BPA free?

Which dental composites are BPA free?

Another 14 products that are claimed “to be free of dissociable, easily released or ionizable BPA”:

  • Admira.
  • Clearfil.
  • Concise.
  • Esthet-X-HD.
  • Filtek Supreme.
  • Filtek Supreme XT.
  • Filtek Z-250.

Do resin fillings contain BPA?

Dental fillings can be made from a variety of materials, but most commonly are silver amalgam and composite resin. Some composite resins (white fillings) today often contain the endocrine-disrupting chemical bisphenol A (BPA). This can be concerning as they are used in fillings for kids as well.

Is there BPA in composite dental fillings?

Similar results have been found for fluoride released from composite: The main exposure is at the time of placement and dwindles rapidly. The main thing, going forward, is just to make sure that any future fillings or sealants are in fact BPA-free.

Does your composite resin contain BPA?

And yes, it’s true: Most composite resins available today do contain this endocrine-disrupting chemical or related compounds. One recent study found that of the 130 products its authors looked at, over 86\% were based on BPA derivatives.

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What kind of filling materials do we use?

In our office, we use only BPA- and fluoride-free filling materials. (Yes, some composites contain fluoride, too.) Further testing can be done – and should be done in the case of people with longstanding illness or chemical sensitivities – to determine which of those would be most appropriate for filling teeth.

Is there Bis-phenol a in your dental work?

Suffice it to say, it’s a good idea to minimize the amount we’re exposed to, including that in dental work. Materials expert and biocompatibility specialist Jess Clifford has noted 7 products that are said to be “free of Bis-Phenol A in any form, whatsoever, bound or unbound”: