RUBBER DAM (RUBBER DAM)
Moisture presents a problem in the performance of many dental operations.
Dryness of the operative field is essential to the success of restorations and endodontic
procedures. The use of the rubber dam is the best method of maintaining a dry field.
Rubber dam equipment is listed and illustrated in figure 2-1. See paragraph 2-15 for
procedure on how to place a rubber dam in a patient's mouth.
Figure 2-1. Rubber dam equipment.