If you’ve had a root canal treatment, then you would know what I’m talking about here. A rubber dam is a thin, rectangular sheet, usually latex rubber, used isolate the operative site (one or more teeth) from the rest of the mouth. There are several reasons why it is necessary during a root canal treatment.
Whitening seems to be everywhere, with beauty salons offering it and whitening bars popping out in shopping centres. It seems not only dentists can provide whitening treatment now. So the question is, are you really better off getting your teeth whitened professionally by your dentist?