When the chewing surfaces of back teeth are damaged due to decay, cracks, fractures, or have large old fillings that need to be replaced, an inlay or onlay is often the recommended repair. Inlays and onlays typically require less tooth be removed than a crown, making them an ideal alternative for teeth requiring a larger restoration than a filling.

An onlay is used to repair a tooth when the chewing cusps have been affected. Otherwise, inlays and onlays are basically the same:

After evaluating the damaged tooth, OC Family Dentistry will help you make the best decision for your budget and your mouth – and give you a long-lasting, joyful smile.

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