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Inlay and onlay dental procedures are two popular methods of restoring teeth after damage or decay. It is a more conservative method of teeth restoration than the crown. The two restoration procedures are often regarded as an indirect method of teeth filling, because it does not take the same processes like the other methods. Dental inlay/onlay could be performed at the office of the dentist. Moreover, the two dental procedures could be performed within the first to the second visit to the dentist’s office. It could be bonded and cemented a few weeks later.Moreover, it is remarkably different from the filling procedure because it does not affect the strength of the teeth unlike standard teeth filling method. If you want a dental procedure that could make your teeth stronger and firmer, you have to opt for inlay and onlay dental procedure.

There are many benefits to be derived from this type of dental procedure. It is a perfect way of refilling an extensive damage of your teeth without removing the teeth involved. Fewer portions of the teeth are eventually removed making it more esthetic, better and even more conservative than the crown.


Secondly, it is better than fillings as discussed before because it does not only improve the aesthetic values of your teeth, it makes them stronger again.
Thirdly, inlay and onlay could last longer than filling, this is due to the type of materials used in the procedure, which are custom made, this makes them bond stronger to the teeth than the filling method.
If you engage the services of an expert, the procedure could be performed within the first to the second day of your visit to the dentist. Both inlay and onlay could be performed in a similar fashion. The dentist usually starts the process by numbing the portion of the teeth and applying anesthetic. Applying the drilling method, the dentist removes the decays and the damaged portions of the teeth. The dentist preparing for the time a permanent structure would be placed at the laboratory does temporal restoration on the teeth. Bonding of the permanent structure could be completed within three weeks or less.

The permanent tooth surface can be prepared using such materials as composite resin, porcelain, or gold. The same dentist who prepares the temporal structure has to remove and replace it with a permanent structure when it was ready at the laboratory. The dentist has to ensure that the new structure fits well and does not interfere with the usual functions of your teeth.
It is certain that the highest level of expertise is needed for this type of dental procedure. This means that you have to hire the most qualified and certified professional to perform it. Finding the perfect dentist is not easy; however, you can get one if you search diligently for it.  Our doctor is well known for different types of dental procedures. He has been in this service over the years and uses the latest tools for all types of dental procedures. If you are looking for quality and perfect dental care, do not hesitate to consult him, he is the best dentist in town for this procedure.


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New Straits Times Online December 28, 2014

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Dental restoration


the dental impressions of the prepared tooth. Common indirect restorations include inlays and onlays, crowns, bridges, and veneers. Usually a dental technician