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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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Women can use a sheet of latex called a dental dam when receiving oral sex.
To protect yourself, make sure your partner uses a condom if you're performing oral sex; if he's performing oral sex on you or if you're having oral sex with a woman, use a dental dam, a flat piece of latex, to cover the vulva.
In addition to other forms of contraception, samples of barrier protection (male condoms, female condoms, dental dams, latex gloves) should be given to clients.
Using barrier methods, like condoms and dental dams, is the best way to make oral sex safer.
However, natural rubber latex sheets, dental dams, condoms that have been cut and spread open, or plastic wrap may offer some protection from contact with body fluids during oral sex and thus may reduce the possibility of HIV transmission.
(14) However, little attention has been paid to the timing of oral sex among young people in the United Kingdom and the use of condoms and dental dams during oral-genital contact.
Those engaging in sexual contact should wash their hands and anal-genital region thoroughly before and after sexual activity, and condoms, dental dams, and gloves should be utilized for protection.
Barriers can include condoms (both male and female) latex gloves, plastic food wrap (don't use the microwave-safe style plastic wraps) and dental dams.
TM9720 is found in medical devices where skin contact is possible, such as surgical drapes, various diagnostic sensors, and dental dams. A double-coated polyester film with a hypoallergenic medical grade adhesive, TM9720 provides medical device designers, component suppliers, and manufacturers with a solution to assemble composites based on a wide variety of base materials including plastic film and sheet, thin-gauge foils and metals, and woven and non-woven fabrics and foams.