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Is it possible to be allergic to tooth colored composite fillings and what actually is it there actually allergic to?
7 doctors weighed in

Dr. Martin Ostro
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
5 doctors agree
In brief: In a word, no
There are no documented cases of allergy to composite dental fillings.
The composite is made of silicon dioxide which is a small inorganic molecule much too small to be recognized by the immune system so silicon dioxide can't produce allergies.

In brief: In a word, no
There are no documented cases of allergy to composite dental fillings.
The composite is made of silicon dioxide which is a small inorganic molecule much too small to be recognized by the immune system so silicon dioxide can't produce allergies.
Dr. Martin Ostro
Dr. Martin Ostro
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Dr. Stevan Cordas
Composites commonly emloy bis-GMA which is an acrylate combined with the silica. There are concerns that contact sensitivity can occur with acrylates. http://www.biotech.ufl.edu/EM/data/acrylate.html
Dr. Dennis Cufone
Dentistry
In brief: Probably not
There have not been any direct correlations to bis-acrylic allergies and composite restorations.
The amounts involved are just too small.

In brief: Probably not
There have not been any direct correlations to bis-acrylic allergies and composite restorations.
The amounts involved are just too small.
Dr. Dennis Cufone
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Dr. Stevan Cordas
Internal Medicine
In brief: Composites
There are rare reports of sensitivity to acrylates.

In brief: Composites
There are rare reports of sensitivity to acrylates.
Dr. Stevan Cordas
Dr. Stevan Cordas
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