Definition of dental dam in English:

dental dam

Syllabification: den·tal dam

noun

A thin sheet of latex used by dentists to isolate a tooth being worked on, or as a prophylactic device during cunnilingus and anilingus.
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  • One form of dental dam barrier is a thin sheet of latex that dentists call a ‘rubber dam.’
  • Apply Paint-on Dental Dam to gingiva to isolate gums around selected teeth.
  • This super soft, value-priced premium dental dam is available in 6 different colours in thin, medium or heavy gauge.

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