Inlays / Onlays
Inlays and onlays are similar to a filling except that they are fabricated in a dental laboratory. When decay or an old filling is too large to hold a new filling, an inlay or onlay is your other treatment option. These restorations sometimes are referred to as a partial crown. Your tooth reduction or grinding is less invasive as compare to full crown coverage. Inlays and Onlays are fabricated in a dental lab similar to a crown. There are many different materials that can be use to fabricate an inlay or onlay. Please review Crowns section for different material listed. Procedure
Inlay and onlay procedure is similar to a crown preparation (please refer to Crown section for procedure steps).