Dental Dam: FSA Eligibility
What is a dental dam?
A dental dam is a latex or polyurethane sheet used during oral sex. A dental dam can greatly reduce the risks of contracting a sexually transmitted infection (STI) during oral sex (Healthline).
Types of STIs that can be transmitted during oral sex include syphilis, gonorrhea, chlamydia, hepatitis and HIV.
How is a dental dam used?A dental dam comes in a package, which when opened reveals a thin sheet. This sheet is to be placed on the area where oral sex is being performed, and then thrown away (Center for Disease Control and Prevention).