9th March 2024

Rubber Dam Course


Lecturer: Nadeem Younis | BDS MSc DGDP(UK) DPDS

Course Fee: £245


A recent survey showed that not many GDPs use rubber dam routinely for dental procedures. A number of reasons were attributed to this namely poor experience, inadequate teaching etc. Good moisture control is essential for the long-term success of adhesive restorations. The rubber dam course will show you how you can isolate teeth in different situations quickly and with relative ease.

Aims & Objectives

Rubber Dam(n): Friend or Foe?

  1. Appreciation of the various components of rubber dam kit
  2. Appreciate clinical situations that would require rubber dam
  3. Understand moisture control and its implication in adhesive dentistry
  4. Be able to isolate single tooth and quadrants with rubber dam in a consistent and efficient manner for various clinical situations

Course Content:

  • Various methods for moisture control
  • Rubber dam sheets
  • Classification of clamps
  • Auxiliary retention using different techniques
  • Floss tie techniques
  • Isolating quadrants and sextants for restorative dentistry
  • Split dam techniques
  • Isolating teeth with fixed appliances
  • Isolating severely broken down teeth


Verifiable CPD: 4 hours

8:30 am - 9:00 am

Registration (AM Session)

9:30 am - 10:45 am

Lecture on rubber dam technique

11:00 am - 13:00 pm

Practical session on rubber dam techniques


Denhill House, 21 Radnor Street, Hulme, Manchester, M15 5RD



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