Inlays & Onlays
– Cork Dental SmilesMuch stronger than traditional fillings and are used in cases of particularly severe tooth decay or trauma where a standard filling just would not suffice.
When do you need Inlays/Onlays?
Inlays and onlays are indirect restorations (fabricated by a laboratory) which are used to restore a tooth that has lost a significant amount of its structure. They are stronger than traditional fillings and are used for cases of particularly severe decay or trauma where a standard filling would not suffice. Issues with the exterior of the tooth can warrant an onlay, whereas interior problems may warrant an inlay. They can be made of metal or porcelain and require 2 visits to the clinic following an initial examination.
- Broken/fractured teeth
- Decayed teeth
- Fractured fillings
- Missing tooth structure
- Large fillings
Benefits of Inlays & Onlays
Inlays are very strong and will work when a filling just wont do. They are less likely to crumble and chip compared to a standard filling
Just because your tooth has suffered severe trauma, a crown isn’t always the correct solution. Sometimes a filling just wont do, but an inlay will provide the strength needed.
Inlays can be completed in only 2 visits to the dental practice
"- Jean O Sullivan , Patient
A special word of thanks to you for your all help, advice & expertise. You patiently answered my countless questions & explained the whole process in a way that put me at ease & ensured I knew exactly what to expect with the treatment, which was fantastic."
"- Joanne O'Callaghan , Patient
Maria, I just want to say thanks very much for giving me such straight white teeth. I am delighted with how they turned out and can’t believe it only took 6 months, the time flew.I will definitely be recommending you to my friends. Thanks!"
"- Sophia Breitkopf , Patient
In the 6 months it took to complete my treatment, I was amazed at the final result and how quickly they moved into position. I am very pleased with my results. It’s been practically pain free and unnoticeable."