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FLEXI-DAM (abridged)

Coltene/Whaledent, Inc.

Consultants’ Comments

  • “This is an invaluable product for latex-sensitive patients.”
  • “Very useful in difficult-to-apply areas that require a lot of stretching.”
  • “Very comfortable for patients.”
  • “Easy to grip, even when wet.”
  • “This dam doesn’t tear.”
  • “A bit more costly compared to rubber dam.”
  • “Slight learning curve as it stretches so easily – must use smaller holes for a good start.”


Flexi Dam is a non-latex dental dam for use in all procedures where traditional rubber dam products are used. The elasticity of Flexi Dam is greater than that of latex with a high tear resistance. This product has a textured surface that enhances the grip on the material. The violet color of Flexi Dam makes for easy identification versus other dam material. It is powder-free and odorless and has a shelf-life of at least four years. The 6″ x 6″ sheets are packaged with 30 in a box. Samples are available through the distributor. Flexi Dam was evaluated by 27 consultants, all of whom routinely use rubber dam for endodontic and restorative procedures, in over 500 applications. This product received a 97% clinical rating.

Editors’ Note: The original evaluation was published in THE DENTAL ADVISOR, Vol. 21, No. 3, April 2004.