Suffering from a severe tooth decay which cannot be fixed by direct fillings? Or can the tooth still be saved without using Dental Crowns? Then, you may want to consider Inlays and Onlays! At Blue Ridge Family Dental we offer quality inlays and onlays with qualified professionals to take care of any dental concerns.
Inlays and onlays are types of indirect restorative treatments performed by dentists to save the teeth and to improve its overall function. It also provides an aesthetically pleasing result depending on the material the patient prefers, either gold, composite, or ceramics.
Types of Inlays and Onlays
- Porcelain – The most common type used due to its tooth-colored features. There are multiple types of porcelain that can be used depending on the needs of the patient. Not only does it provide better aesthetics, but it also offers a fully functional restoration.
- Gold – Although it is considered as the superior material, it is now rarely used due to its cost and appearance. Compared to other materials used, gold inlays and onlays are durable, resistant to wear, and tough.
- Composite – The advantage of the procedure can be completed by the dentist in a single visit unlike other materials available. It also provides a natural-looking aesthetic due to the appearance of the material used.
Benefits of Inlays and Onlays
Depending on the material used, inlays and onlays can closely resemble the appearance of the surrounding teeth for better aesthetics.
Improves strength and durability
Materials used does not merely provide a better appearance but also enhanced functions. With proper dental hygiene and care, restorations could even last for several years.
More conservative treatment
Inlays and onlays preserve more of the natural tooth structure compared to dental crowns.
Easy care and maintenance
Since inlays and onlays provides a fixed restoration, patients can practice dental hygiene regularly without something getting in the way for proper overall care.
Inlay and Onlay treatments restore the smile back to its natural form giving patients healthier and stronger teeth which allows them to smile to their heart’s content!
Restore and strengthen your teeth through Inlays And Onlays in Vacaville, CA. Book your appointment now! We are located at 292 Alamo Drive, Ste. 5, Vacaville, CA 95688.