Rubber Dam

A dental dam (sometimes known as a “Kofferdam”–from German), is used mainly in endodontic treatment and when putting fillings into teeth. They are thin squares of latex rubber. Silicone versions are available for those with latex allergies.

purpose of rubber dum
1.Antiseptic treatment
2.Specification of operative field
3.Prevention of aspiration of instrument
4.Protection of surrounding soft tissue

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