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to stop or prevent passage of

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a barrier constructed to contain the flow of water or to keep out the sea

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a metric unit of length equal to ten meters

female parent of an animal especially domestic livestock

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obstruct with, or as if with, a dam

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The letter further said that 'soon after the news of rubber dam broke, this department has informed the PCIW about the India move of building a rubber dam on the Jhelum River near Wullar Barrage in the Occupied State of Jammu and Kashmir.
The results in Table 2 did not show a significant association between time since graduation and type of post/cement preference and use of a rubber dam.
The use of a rubber dam is essential to provide adequate isolation for the adhesive steps, and the
The rubber dam clamp was used to stabilise the fragment, thus providing the perfect apposition.
The work includes many illustrations and the accompanying DVD illustrates materials, instruments, rubber dam application, amalgam and composite restorations, and endodontics.
Does the dentist use a rubber dam or other protective barrier when removing amalgam fillings?
02 was detected in all gloves and rubber dam samples, while Hev b 1 was only detected in 4 of the 5 rubber dam samples (Table I).
All damaged dental amalgams should be removed by a dentist who provides you with a face mask and rubber dam to prevent you from additional exposure to mercury particles and vapors.
Laser whitening or power whitening: A rubber dam is placed over the teeth to protect the gums.
The body of the rubber dam is an inflatable bladder made of a heavy-duty, nylon-reinforced rubber.
A rubber dam is placed in the mouth to prevent mercury vapour from reaching the brain.
Spreading as it does like an apron acros the back of the mouth, the rubber dam greatly reduces the risk of infection from droplets, spatters, and aerosols.
Isolite and Isodry systems are a proven, easier-to-use alternative to traditional forms of dental isolation, such as the rubber dam and manual suction and retraction.
This difference may be explained by the fact that protective measures such as the use of rubber dam and retraction cords by local dental practitioners is rather low9,10, resulting in increased risk of damage to soft tissues around the tooth being prepared.
BAHAWALPUR -- Development work of Rubber Dam and Lake at Sutlej River will start from mid of this year.