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Dental post question

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Hello,

is it standard for dentists to use rubber dams when placing dental posts?

my next question is, if it is standard, and the dentist doesn’t do this, should I ask that he does?
 
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What kind of posts?
Posts for post crowns? No.
 
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Oh sorry, I believe it’s a post and core (the dentist just called it a post). it will go in the root canal tooth to keep it secure I guess?
 
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Thanks. In that case, no it isn't routine to use rubber dam for that.
 
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Thank you, Gordon.
 
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