Porcelain Inlays

A Porcelain inlay restoration is a custom made filling made of porcelain (although it can also be made of composite material or gold).  Porcelain inlays are popular because they resemble your natural tooth.  A porcelain inlay can be mde in 1 visit, and is permanently cemented into the tooth by your dentist.

Inlays can be utilized to conservatively repair teeth that have large defective fillings or have been damaged by decay or trauma.  Inlays are an ideal alternative to conventional silver and composite fillings.  Also, they are more conservative than crowns because less tooth structure is removed in the preparation of inlays.

 

Reasons for inlay restorations:

  • Broken or fractured teeth.
  • Cosmetic enhancement.
  • Decayed teeth.
  • Fractured fillings.
  • Large fillings.

What does getting an inlay involve?


A porcelain inlay can be completed in 1 visit using a high preceision computer to scan, design, and mill out your inlay from a block of porcelain.

While the tooth is numb, the dentist will remove any decay and/or old filling materials.  The space will then be thoroughly cleaned and carefully prepared, shaping the surface to properly fit an inlay restoration.  

You will receive care instruction at the conclusion of your treatment.  Good oral hygiene practices, a proper diet, and regular dental visits will aid in the life of your new inlay.


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