What Are Inlays and Onlays?

In this video, Dr. Chris Powell explains the benefits of inlays and onlays for restoring teeth with durable materials while preserving natural enamel, offering long-lasting support.

An inlay or onlay is a valuable dental procedure that I often recommend. It’s particularly beneficial when half of a tooth needs restoration with a material stronger than a regular composite filling. Think of an inlay as a partial crown—it allows us to preserve more of your natural enamel compared to a full crown. This conservation approach is important because it helps maintain the integrity of your tooth structure while restoring its natural function.
Inlays and onlays are durable solutions that can last for many years, providing excellent support and protection for your teeth. If you’re considering this procedure or want to learn more about how it can benefit your dental health, please reach out to us. We’re here to help you achieve and maintain a healthy smile.

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