Onlays & Inlays

onlay inlay

Our dentists in Clarksville, TN can provide patients that have a tooth in-between needing a filling and a crown with Onlays and Inlays.  Sometimes a tooth is too damaged to support a filling but not damaged enough for a crown so an onlay or inlay can be the best option.

Inlays and Onlays are the same kind of tooth restoration, they just cover different proportions of the tooth.   An inlay fills the space between the cusps, at the center of the tooth’s surface.  On the other hand, an onlay is like an inlay but covers one or more cusps or, sometimes the entire biting surface of the tooth.  Onlays restore large cavities without the use of a dental crown.

 

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