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Repair Moderate Decays & Fractures

Porcelain inlays and onlays are popular options for restoring moderate decays and fractures in teeth. These custom-made dental restorations are crafted from high-quality porcelain to match the natural color of your teeth, ensuring a seamless and discreet restoration. Inlays are used to repair the chewing surface of a tooth, while onlays are designed to cover larger areas of damage. Both provide a strong and long-lasting solution that can help prevent further damage and decay while enhancing your smile’s overall aesthetics. Dental veneers can also be done.

Reasons You May Need Inlays & Onlays:

  • Large cavities that are too extensive for fillings
  • Fractured or broken teeth
  • Cracked or damaged fillings
  • Teeth with moderate decay that cannot be repaired with a filling
  • Wanting to replace old, worn-out metal fillings
  • Desire to prevent further damage or decay to a tooth

Inlays vs. Onlays: The Difference

While both inlays and onlays serve the same purpose of restoring damaged teeth, there are some differences between the two. Inlays are used to repair cavities or damage in the center of the tooth, while onlays are designed to cover a larger area that includes the tooth’s cusps. Onlays are a more extensive restoration than inlays, but they still preserve more natural tooth structure than a crown.

Natural-Looking Tooth Restoration with Porcelain

One of the most significant benefits of porcelain inlays and onlays is their natural-looking appearance. Porcelain closely mimics the look and translucency of natural tooth enamel, creating a seamless and aesthetically pleasing restoration. Additionally, porcelain is durable and resistant to staining, making it a long-lasting solution that can withstand daily wear and tear.

Benefits of Porcelain Inlays & Onlays:

  • Natural-looking and aesthetically pleasing restoration
  • Durable and long-lasting
  • Resistant to staining
  • Preserves more of the natural tooth structure than a crown
  • Provides a strong and stable restoration
  • Can be custom-made to fit your unique dental needs and preferences
  • Can help prevent further damage or decay to a tooth

Your Complete Porcelain Inlays & Onlays Journey

Your journey to porcelain inlays and onlays begins with a consultation with your dentist. During this visit, your dentist will evaluate your dental health, discuss your goals and concerns, and determine if porcelain inlays or onlays are the right options for you. If porcelain inlays or onlays are recommended, the next step is to create a custom treatment plan. This will involve taking impressions of your teeth, which will be used to craft your porcelain restorations.

Once your porcelain inlays or onlays are ready, your dentist will prepare your teeth by removing any decay or damage and shaping them to ensure a precise fit. The porcelain restorations will be carefully bonded to your teeth using a strong dental adhesive, creating a secure and long-lasting restoration. After the procedure, you may experience minor discomfort or sensitivity, but this should subside within a few days.

Schedule Your Consultation

Ready to restore your smile with porcelain inlays and onlays? Schedule your consultation today at Davinci Smiles! Our owner and experienced dentist, Dr. Sholina Kherani, is committed to providing personalized, exceptional cosmetic dentistry care in a compassionate atmosphere. With our patient-focused treatments and individualized treatment plans, we make sure the treatment plan fits the patient. Whether you are looking to repair damage or decay, replace old fillings, or enhance the aesthetics of your smile, we are here to help. Contact us to schedule your consultation!

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