Story URL: http://news.medill.northwestern.edu/chicago/news.aspx?id=207094
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The model shows an irregular bite.
A young patient receives a fluoride treatment.
Study connecting tooth fillings & kids' behavior has holes
A study from the New England Research Institute indicates that children with certain composite fillings are more likely to have long-term behavioral and emotional problems. The tooth-colored fillings are lined with Bisphenol-A, or BPA, which previous research linked to behavioral problems in children years later. Alison Burdo finds out if Chicago-area parents should be concerned.