Inlays and Onlays
If you damage the teeth after having trauma or when you have decayed teeth, then do not worry because you can restore your teeth by having dental inlays and onlays. Onlays and inlays will make you smile, and your teeth will look better than before. The teeth will be protected from accruing more damage and you can still bring back the ability to chew and bite. Our dental team at Desertview Dental Care can help you with onlays and inlays.
Information About Inlays and Onlays
An inlay or onlay will cover a damaged tooth and will restore the tooth to its initial functions. The inlay and onlay are smaller as compared to having a dental crown. They are better and long-lasting than having fillings. If taken care of well, the inlays and onlays will last up to 10 years and you can maintain your beautiful smile.
Why Do I Need Onlays and Inlays?
You will need an inlay or an onlay when you have a large filling that you want to replace or when you have a deep part of the tooth that is decayed. With a broken, chipped, or cracked tooth this means that you will need an inlay or onlay.
The dentist places the replacement on the teeth and the replacement that looks exactly like your real teeth. The dental inlay or onlay will give you that beautiful smile and has an aesthetic value of making sure that you can smile confidently.
Candidate for Inlays and Onlays
The dentist examines to determine if you are a candidate for inlays and onlays. If you have large fillings or you feel that you want to replace the fillings that you have then you are a candidate for inlays and onlays. These are long-lasting procedures that will keep you smiling and will restore the teeth. You need to observe proper dental hygiene when you have the inlay and onlay procedures so that they can last a long time.
What Happens During Inlay and Onlay Procedures?
When you come to our dental practice you will surely have the best experience when having an inlay and onlay procedure. We will remove the decayed part as well as the old fillings. When the teeth are cracked or broken we will smoothen the teeth before beginning the restoration procedure. The dentist will take impressions so the well-customized inlay and onlay will fit into your teeth well. When you come in for the second dental appointment we will get the impression ready and the dentist will fit the inlay or the onlay. Then you will be able to enjoy your new smile.
Our dental team Desertview Dental Care will guide you on the best restoration procedure for you. The dentist will determine if you need an inlay or an inlay for your teeth. If you think that this is the type of treatment you want, then do not hesitate to call us at 623-278-9402 so that you get assistance. We want you to have the best smile possible.