The DENTAL DAM, invented more than a century ago by Dr. Barnum, is used in dentistry mainly for endodontic therapy to reduce contamination and to maintain the operative field dry and isolated during the treatment. The main function is to isolate the tooth being treated from its environment, in particular from the bacteria in the oral cavity: this ensures a clean and dry operative field without contamination from blood or saliva.
Advantages of using rubber dam include:
Specific use in following cases:
The dental dam is anchored to the tooth with a rubber dam clamp. Rubber clamps are available in many different types assorted in dimensions and shapes which may be subdivided in 5 macro categories: anteriors, premolars, molars, upper molars and lower molars.
Dr. Giuliano Corrozzatto, after completing the college studies and training as a dental technician he earned a degree in dentistry at the university of Trieste with a doctoral thesis on digital radiology applied for use in the dentistry procedures. A healthcare professional with a long track record of successfully diagnosing and treating patients’ dental conditions gathered in many years of cooperation with several clinics and dental teams. He now practises and manages his own dental centre providing a full range of dental treatment
to patients to help them maintain oral health.
He has been regularly cooperating on many projects with MEDESY Research and Development Department mainly in the field of conservative dentistry spending a significant amount of time evaluating and testing specialist innovative equipment.
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