22-Jun-2017 12:33:54

What You Need To Know About BPA.

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Bi-sphenol A, or BPA, has become quite something of a hot topic over the past few years with various groups raising concerns over whether or not BPA is potentially dangerous to human beings.

So, what exactly is BPA?

BPA is a chemical compound has typically been used in the production of plastics and various other food containers. In particular they are quite common in the production of plastic bottles along with being used in the metal lining in canned goods.

What are some of the concerns about BPA?

The issue that has arisen over the past few years has been the fact that BPA can often times seep into the food and liquid which they are holding which means that traces of this substance are creeping into people's diets. In large enough quantities BPA can have harmful effects on the body, especially young children. Such is the concern in the usage of BPA in certain products that the United States Food and Drug Administration banned the use of the substance in Infant Formula Packaging.

How we're going BPA free

Here at Your Smile Direct we are focused on creating a product which is safe and secure for your use. In order to do this we manufacture our invisible aligners using a custom made material called polyurethane. Polyurethane is a big part of new dental technology which is completely BPA free along with being free of any other phthalates which are also commonly used in plastic manufacturing. By using Polyurethane we can ensure that our aligners are as safe and healthy as possible for our customers.

Am I suitable for Your Smile Direct clear aligners

Simply log on to www.yoursmiledirect.com and book into one of our dental scan clinics OR take our free smile assessment before you order your home evaluation kit. 

If you have any questions, please get in touch.

Call us on 0330 808 0447, or email support@yoursmiledirect.com 


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