Surprising connection between BPA and tooth enamel decay
Children’s teeth may now be the latest victims of the compound known as BPA. Bisphenol A (BPA) is a chemical compound used within the composition of some plastic and resins. It is widely used for to make some plastic food containers, water bottles and surprisingly, some baby bottles.
Several studies have shown that BPA has adverse effects on the reproduction, development and metabolism of laboratory animals, leading to suspect that it may have the same effects on humans. Most recently, scientists have discovered that BPA effects the tooth enamel of developing teeth. Approximately, 18% of children ages 6-8 were damaged.
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