Edition V04N02 | Year 2014 | Editorial Original Article | Pages 83 to 87
Introduction: Despite some professional resistance, absolute isolation remains indispensable in dental ther- apy, especially in Cosmetic Dentistry and Endodontics. Several types of rubber dam are available in the market, and all of them have different technical features. Opti- Dam® is a three-dimensional dam with reduced tension on the clamps, and due to being mounted near the mucosa, it widens the accessible oral area in a satisfactory way. Objective: The present study reports two clinical cases with a view to discussing OptiDam® clinical application. Results: OptiDam® proved superior in terms of patient’s comfort and easy application; however, it has disadvantages regarding cost and the moment of radiographic examination. Conclusion: OptiDam® proved clinically feasible despite a few drawbacks.