If you have a big filling that needs replacement, you may have been told you will simply have to get a complete crown. Our doctors prefers to use the least invasive, most conservative route whenever possible, and offers inlays and onlays in our Las Vegas dental office.
Inlays and onlays provide a restored chewing surface for a damaged tooth, and are appropriate for use when:
Inlays and onlays fit into a tooth like a filling, yet they are customized restorations, much like a crown. The bumps on top of a tooth are called cusps. Inlays fit between cusps, while onlays fit over one or more cusps. Inlays and onlays allow:
Not every situation is right for an inlay or onlay, but our restorative dental team will assess your problem and determine the best solution for you.
When a simple filling isn’t enough, we offer inlays and onlays to repair your bite. Schedule an appointment today! We’re committed to providing patients the dental care and expertise they deserve!