What is rubber dam you may ask. Well, in simple terms it is a rubber sheet (usually non latex) that acts as a 'drape' for your teeth. It keeps your lips, tongue, cheeks and saliva out of the way for dental treatment.
Why should it be used? Well, here are 5 good reasons why rubber dam should be used for most dental treatments:
It is essential during root canal treatment to protect the airways and protect the tissues from the irritants used during the treatment.
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