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optimistic54

I have read plastic food wrap is a good substitute for a latex dental dam. Has anyone had experience with plastic wrap? Is it true that it is safe?

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Hi optimistic. My understanding is that plastic wrap is too porous.

From: On the Safe Edge: A Manual for SM Play by Trevor Jacques:

Some people have used Saran wrap instead of latex for prolonged rimming or oral-vaginal contact. This is an unsafe practice. Supposedly, Reynolds film is better than Saran, is better than Glad Wrap, is better than Handi-wrap. You'd have to be an engineer in polymer chemistry to understand why. It has something to do with micro-pores in the sheeting. If you're in the situation where you've just got to go down on someone, NEVER use a barrier that says it's microwavable. This immediately means that there are micro-pores in the plastic. Good old-fashioned Reynolds film or Saran wrap is better.

Have you tried buying an assortment of dental dams? I taste-tested some I ordered online a while back, finding them a little easier to deal with than a cut up condom. I admit I have not actually used them, or had someone use them on me.

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