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Inlays and Onlays

Inlays and onlays are restorative treatments dentists use to repair cavities they cannot fix with a standard filling but don’t yet justify a crown fitting.

An inlay can repair a deep cavity in the centre of a tooth. Your dentist will recommend an onlay if the corners or “cusps” of your tooth have broken away. An onlay restores the full chewing surface of the tooth as well as repairing the cavity.

Your dentist will administer a local anaesthetic and remove any tooth decay with a small drill. Then they will take an impression of the tooth and cavity and send it away to have your inlay or onlay bespoke-made.

Inlays and onlays are available in a range of materials, including porcelain, composite resin, and gold. Each material has different benefits and costs, so your dentist will recommend the best one for you based on your needs and budget.

Call 020 8224 7562 to book a dental examination with your dentist.

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