Inlays / Onlays
Also known as indirect fillings, inlays and onlays are made from porcelain or composite materials, they are a long lasting yet cosmetic way to provide a filling to teeth with tooth decay or similiar structural damage. Whereas dental fillings are moulded into place within the mouth during a dental visit, inlays and onlays are created in a dental laboratory before being fitted and adhesively bonded into place by your dentist.
These are a very thin film of porcelain or resin that is bonded into your tooth and can change the appearance dramatically, yet with very little preparation. They are permanently fixed to the front surface of the tooth and cover stains, chips and cracks and can make irregular shaped teeth look even. Veneers can also be recommended if you have small gaps in your teeth.
Dental crowns are restorations that cover or replace your natural tooth. Providing the root is sound, crowns can be used when the surface is badly damaged or decayed, to improve the tooth appearance, to protect a root filling or to help hold a bridge or denture in place. They can also be used as part of a smile makeover when the patient is looking for a perfect smile.
White Composite Fillings
Natural looking white fillings not only look good, they are long lasting and replace the silver less eye pleasing fillings and are mercury free.