Your teeth are incredibly sturdy, yet they may still be damaged. For example, if proper dental hygiene practises such as frequent brushing and flossing are not maintained, teeth may develop tooth rot (cavities). In addition, teeth can be damaged by injury or stress. Small areas of damage, like as cavities, are generally efficiently addressed with a dental filling, however severe damage or decay may need the use of a crown. However, sometimes the damage falls somewhere in the between, when a filling is insufficient to fix the condition but a crown would necessitate extensive dental treatment. In certain circumstances, a dental inlay or onlay may be the solution.
Both restorations are custom-made for a patient and are bonded to an affected tooth or teeth. In this way, they effectively repair damage and restore functionality and appearance to a tooth. Benefits of both restorations include:
Preserve more of the natural tooth (dental crowns require a certain portion of a tooth to be filed down):
Our Patients are always a priority and we do our best to accommodate those with pain and need to be seen by a Dentist.