Nashville Inlays and Onlays When
more than a third of a tooth's biting surface is damaged, a dentist
will often use an inlay or onlay. Large fillings on back teeth often
require a stronger and properly contoured restoration, such as
porcelain inlays or onlays. They are created in our Nashville office or at an off-site dental lab
and are bonded into place using a strong resin. Inlays and onlays
protect teeth similarly as crowns, but conserve more natural tooth
structure and are a better match to your tooth's natural color.
Here's an example of some onlays made in our Nashville office. These were fabricated using CEREC technology in one visit...
These teeth had old silver fillings that needed Here they are after being strengthened with
to be replaced. porcelain onlays.