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5 Restorative Clinicians’ Take On True™ Dental Dam


True Dental Dam from Clinician’s Choice is my go-to dental dam. They are easy to put on, and their smooth surface slides effortlessly between teeth. The one thing I can’t practice without is a rubber dam, and the rubber dam of my choice is True Dental Dam.” – Adamo Notarantonio, DDS, FAACD, FICOI

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Dentistry and photography courtesy of Adamo Notarantonio, DDS, FAACD, FICOI

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Dr. Adamo Notarantonio graduated from the State University of New York at Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine in 2002, earning honors in prosthodontics. After completing his residency in the Advanced Education in General Dentistry Program, he was selected as Chief Resident. Dr. Notarantonio achieved accreditation and Fellowship in the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD), becoming the 80th worldwide to attain this distinction. He received the AACD’s Rising Star Award in 2016 and plays a pivotal role in the AACD’s leadership. He is also an educator, author, and co-founder of the imP.R.E.S. lecture series.


“I love how the True Dental Dam has amazing flexibility and durability, which is perfect for isolating tough-to-reach molars or for using any dental dam isolation technique without tearing. Its durabilty is also perfect for holding up to retreatment solutions during my endodontic treatments.” – Stephanie Tran, DDS

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Dentistry and photography courtesy of Stephanie Tran, DDS

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Dr. Stephanie Tran, a dedicated endodontist, blends a passion for education and patient care. Raised in California, she earned her D.D.S. from the University of the Pacific and pursued advanced training at SUNY Stony Brook University Medical Center in New York. After excelling as a general dentist, she followed her passion for endodontics, becoming Chief Resident at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Dr. Tran, proficient in advanced techniques, offers endodontic care in New York City and Long Island. An avid educator, she lectures nationally and internationally, sharing her expertise.


True Dental Dam is a wonderful synthetic option that eliminates the common concern with latex sensitivities. It is tear resistant, easy to place, and the heavy guage option is a favorite of mine.” – Jihyon Kim, DDS

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Dentistry and photography courtesy of Jihyon Kim, DDS

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Dr. Jihyon Kim, a 1999 graduate of the University of Washington School of Dentistry, is an accomplished dentist with a focus on occlusion and adhesive dentistry. She received advanced training from esteemed institutions such as Dawson Academy, Kois Center, and Spear Education. Currently practicing full-time, Dr. Kim teaches hands-on courses in biomimetic dentistry and is the Director of the Institute of Injection Overmolding in Seattle. Renowned for her expertise, she has published articles, lectured extensively, and is dedicated to providing an advanced, intuitive, and intimate learning experience in restorative dentistry.


“In addition to superior isolation, the True Dental Dam allows the provider better visualization of the field as well as improved patient comfort as it serves as a barrier for excess water and material.” – Devin McClintock, DDS

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Dentistry and photography courtesy of Devin McClintock, DDS

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Dr. Devin McClintock is a graduate of the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine (2016), where she graduated with honors and a minor concentration in esthetics. After completing two years of General Practice Residency and a year as an associate in a private practice, she was one of a few residents selected to complete a two-year residency with the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. She is an owner of a private practice in Williamsburg, VA.


“The elasticity and tear resistance of the True Dental Dam has significantly simplified the isolation process for my restorative procedures. And once the dam goes on, my stress level comes way down.” – Anthony Mennito, DMD

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Dentistry and photography courtesy of Anthony Mennito, DMD

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Dr. Anthony Mennito graduated from Temple Dental School in 2003 and in 2009, he started teaching at MUSC College of Dental Medicine, discovering a passion for teaching. Over the past decade, he balanced teaching with dental practice, conducted research, patented dental materials, launched a biotech company, authored 17 clinical papers, and initiated an international speaking career centered on dental technology and materials.

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