rubber dam
rubber dam n a thin sheet of rubber that is stretched around a tooth to keep it dry during dental work or is used in strips to provide drainage in surgical wounds

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(in dentistry) a sheet of rubber used to isolate one or more teeth during treatment.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Rubber dam — Rubber Rub ber, n. 1. One who, or that which, rubs. Specifically: (a) An instrument or thing used in rubbing, polishing, or cleaning. (b) A coarse file, or the rough part of a file. (c) A whetstone; a rubstone. (d) An eraser, usually made of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rubber dam — (in dentistry) a sheet of rubber used to isolate one or more teeth during treatment …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • rubber dam — noun : a thin sheet of rubber that is stretched around a tooth to keep it dry during dental work or is used in strips to provide drainage in surgical wounds …   Useful english dictionary

  • rubber dam forceps — rubber dam clamp forceps a forceps for placing rubber dam clamps in position. Called also clamp f …   Medical dictionary

  • rubber dam punch — an instrument for punching holes in a rubber dam in order to permit passage of the dam over the crowns of teeth …   Medical dictionary

  • rubber dam clamp — a device made of spring metal that is used to retain a rubber dam on a tooth; it has beveled jaws that contact the tooth and a bow that connects the jaws …   Medical dictionary

  • cotton roll rubber dam clamp — a rubber dam clamp with a buccal and lingual wing or flange to hold cotton rolls in position in the mouth; useful in the placement of direct gold or other restorative material in subgingival class V cavity preparations …   Medical dictionary

  • Прокладка Тонкая Резиновая (Rubber Dam) — (в стоматологии) тонкая полоска из резины, которая применяется для изоляции одного или нескольких зубов во время лечения. Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины

  • Rubber — Rub ber, n. 1. One who, or that which, rubs. Specifically: (a) An instrument or thing used in rubbing, polishing, or cleaning. (b) A coarse file, or the rough part of a file. (c) A whetstone; a rubstone. (d) An eraser, usually made of caoutchouc… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rubber cloth — Rubber Rub ber, n. 1. One who, or that which, rubs. Specifically: (a) An instrument or thing used in rubbing, polishing, or cleaning. (b) A coarse file, or the rough part of a file. (c) A whetstone; a rubstone. (d) An eraser, usually made of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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