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Will i need to make a orthodontic appointment to get more elastic bands or can i just walk in and ask?

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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 41 years experience
Call the office..: The members of this panel couldn't possible know what the policy is of the orthodontist you are seeing.
Dr. Robert Douglas
Orthodontics 52 years experience
I have always made elastics available to anyone who asks whether they are my patients or someone else's. Probably most orthodontists would gladly give you a bag at no cost..
Sep 10, 2016
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 54 years experience
Call or walk in: If you call your Orthodontist may just be able to mail them to you, saving you a trip. Make sure to wear them EXACTLY as directed.

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