Meaning of “dental dam” in the English Dictionary

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"dental dam" in British English

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dental damnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈden.təl ˌdæm/ us /ˈden.t̬əl ˌdæm/

a piece of rubber that is used to keep the teeth dry during dental treatment, or that is used to protect the mouth during sexual activity

(Definition of “dental dam” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)