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I think I swallowed an orthodontic elastic?Please help!

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Posted by: bluedev  (9 years ago)
Hello everyone,

I got braces on and started wearing elastics/rubber bands a couple of months ago. I usually eat with my elastics on, but tonight I guess one of them popped off and I swallowed it. After dinner, I took my elastics off to brush my teeth,and I found out that one of my rubber bands is missing. I probably swallowed it. I am so worried as it may cause any harm. What do I need to do? Please help me!!!

Best Regards!
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Posted by: Ciindy  (9 years ago)
no big deal - won't hurt anything!
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Posted by: toothaven  (9 years ago)
They are pretty small and they are not harmful. Don't worry:-)
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Posted by: bluedev  (9 years ago)
Thanks a lot. It's good to know they are safe:-)
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Posted by: glowindadark  (9 years ago)
It's no big deal. It won't do anything so do not worry too much.
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