Dental Filling Ingredients May Increase Childhood Anxiety and Depression

A large percentage of parents today know that there are risks associated with mercury-containing amalgam dental fillings. Unfortunately, one of the most popular alternatives for dental fillings may carry some risks as well. A new study suggests that plastic composite fillings, which contain BPA, may increase the risk of childhood anxiety and depression.

Worse Than a Cavity – Daily Beast

Daily BeastWorse Than a CavityDaily BeastParents may have new reason to fear the dentist’s chair: a study suggests kids with a popular type of cavity filling—that happens to contain BPA—may be at higher risk for anxiety and depression, reports Floren …