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Is swallowing pieces of plastic from night guard for grinding teeth dangerous?
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
2 doctors agree
In brief: No
Anything tiny and non-toxic that is small enough to be ground off a guard by teeth activity, if undigestable, will pass harmless through your GI tract and be eliminated in your stool.
Don't give it a second thought.

In brief: No
Anything tiny and non-toxic that is small enough to be ground off a guard by teeth activity, if undigestable, will pass harmless through your GI tract and be eliminated in your stool.
Don't give it a second thought.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Dr. Richard Bensinger
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Dr. Thomas Stelmach
Dentistry - Cosmetic
In brief: Not really
As long as the pieces are small.

In brief: Not really
As long as the pieces are small.
Dr. Thomas Stelmach
Dr. Thomas Stelmach
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Dr. Aaron Cook
Dentistry
In brief: Probably not
If it was a small piece of plastic, odds are that it will simply pass right through you.

In brief: Probably not
If it was a small piece of plastic, odds are that it will simply pass right through you.
Dr. Aaron Cook
Dr. Aaron Cook
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