• Improves access and visualization.
• Superior moisture control.
• Prevents aspiration or swallowing of foreign
• Protects soft tissues.
• Aids behavior management.
• Child becomes nasal breather.
• Helps dentist educate parents.
Advantages of Rubber Dam
Rubber dam material
Ruber dam material colour ranging from green to
lavender to grey to ivory.
Use a dam colour that contrasts with the colour of teeth.
It is a piece of strong, absorbant cloth or paper laced
between the rubber dam and the patient’s face.
A tool for making a hole on rubber dam.
the ways to help to punch a hole on dam.
a. teeth as a guide;
c. rubber dam stamp
Rubber dam holder
a. strap holders;
b. frame holders
to be used as the means of retaining the rubber dam
Dental tape and floss;
Proximal contact disk;
Spread the hole in the rubber and slip one wing into it, then the
rubber is released against the other wing so that the wings are
holding the rubber. The direction of the clamp is at 45, the same
angle as the holes were punched. The bow is at the distal position.
Placement of the clamp in the