Dental dams sex

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We include products we think are useful for our readers. If you buy through links on this page, we may earn a small commission. It is possible to pass a sexually transmitted infection to a partner through oral-genital or oral-anal sex. A device known as a dental dam can be effective in reducing this risk. Many people use them during oral sex.

Dental dams: Everything you need to know

How to Use a Dental Dam | CDC

Dental dams are used as a barrier during oral sex. Oral sex is a sexual act that involves the mouth, lips or tongue and a penis, vagina, anus or genital area. Dental dams are made of a stretchy material such as latex or polyurethane. They come in different colors and they are usually square shaped.

What Is a Dental Dam?

Dental dams are thin, flexible pieces of latex or polyurethane used as a barrier between the mouth and the vagina or anus during oral sex. Like condoms, they're designed to protect against sexually transmitted diseases STDs and other infections and should be used only once. Ready-to-use dental dams can be purchased online or at some drug stores; you also can make a DIY dental dam out of a condom. A dental dam is similar to a condom, in that it is used to help protect sexual partners from sexually transmitted infections, but is designed to be used during oral sex.
Condoms are one of the most effective ways to prevent pregnancy and protect against sexually transmitted infections STIs. Read on to learn how to correctly use outside and inside condoms and dental dams, what to do if the condom breaks, and more. You should always check that your chosen barrier method is safe to use before you plan to engage in intercourse. Check the expiration date.