Inlays and Onlays
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Why choose us for Rohnert Park inlays & onlays
With our cutting-edge technology, including our CBCT x-ray system, we can better detect decay and know exactly which treatment will best address your dental needs. Should you need an inlay or onlay to treat your decay, our CEREC® machine can make your inlay or onlay while you wait, eliminating the need for an outside lab and a second appointment. This allows you to have your tooth treated in one visit, without the need to come back for the permanent inlay or onlay placement. You can walk out with a healthy tooth and a beautiful smile in the same day.
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Benefits of Inlays and Onlays
Stop Worrying About How to Restore Your Teeth After Cavities
While fillings are frequently a great choice for treating cavities, they are not ideal for larger ones. Using too much filling material can lead to tooth weakness and result in future problems. Some fillings may even shrink over time and do not always last a long time.
Keep Your Mouth Healthy and Strong
Inlays and onlays do not have to be noticeable, as there are now many natural-looking options, including those made from ceramic. These can match the color of your adjoining teeth, so only a careful eye can tell that it is not your natural tooth.
Our Guarantee to Excellence
Our CEREC® inlays and onlays let us complete your tooth restoration in just a single day, even letting you enjoy most foods right away. They are also long-lasting, and we promise to give you the information you need to maximize their life span.
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What are inlays and onlays?
As with crowns, we can create inlays and onlays that are a custom color to match the adjacent teeth. This maximizes the aesthetics of your dental work and means that most people will not notice you have had restorative work done. Our inlays and onlays are made with nano-ceramic blocks. These are not quite as strong as full ceramic, but they are significantly stronger than composite. They last longer as well, saving you time, money, and frustration.
While inlays and onlays are commonly discussed together, they are slightly different. Inlays fit inside your teeth and are bonded to your teeth. The bonding seals the inlay in place and improves your tooth strength. Onlays are similar, but in addition to going inside the tooth, they also reach out onto your chewing surface. They are just used on back teeth and replace at least one cusp. They also have the bonding process for sealing and tooth strength.
What is the difference between inlays and onlays?
How is the inlay or onlay procedure done?
At your second appointment, your dentist will remove the temporary filling and check the fit and color of your inlay or onlay. If everything looks good, they will bond the inlay or onlay to your tooth using a strong adhesive and then polish it for a smooth finish.