Inlays and Onlays in

Inlays and onlays provide an effective solution for restoring moderately damaged teeth. The dental care experts at Sango Family Dentistry are here to provide you with the restoration you need so that you can regain your healthy, beautiful smile.

Inlays and Onlays in Clarksville

Inlays and onlays refer to two very similar dental restoration procedures that are designed to repair the chewing surfaces of damaged teeth. These procedures are unique in that they are used when damage is too great to be treated with a traditional crown, but they save more of the structure than using a full dental crown. Even though some or all of the tooth’s chewing surface will be replaced, the remaining structure will be left strong and intact.

One of the best aspects of inlays and onlays is that they add to the overall strength of teeth. After this procedure, you will have no problem chewing food and speaking clearly, and the overall health of the tooth will be restored. The new chewing surface will also help protect against any interior infections or issues later on. Additionally, the tooth will regain its original healthy appearance, and most others will have no way of recognizing that the tooth was ever even damaged in the first place.

Inlays and onlays are also known as indirect fillings. Unlike traditional fillings, inlays and onlays are custom-made outside of the mouth based on the patient’s damaged tooth.

The restoration will blend-in seamlessly with the other teeth, and it will provide the best possible performance.

The main difference between an inlay and an onlay is that an onlay will cover at least one of the tooth’s cusps, also referred to as points. In some cases, an onlay will actually cover all of these points and replace the tooth’s entire chewing surface. An onlay, on the other hand, is only used to repair damage between the points of the tooth. Both will last for many years if proper maintenance and care are provided. This includes brushing and flossing daily and receiving complete dental checkups regularly.

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Just Wow! What an awesome friendly staff! They were all so kind and easy to talk to on the first visit. The office is decorated nicely and they have lots of machines I've never seen before which is nice to see a place trying to stay up to date with technology. And they have TVs which is a bonus. It's refreshing to see an entire staff with a positive attitude.
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Sango Family Dentistry is by far the best experience I have had when having dental work done. From the greeting at the front desk to the completion of the work, everyone was helpful and pleasant. The doctor was gentle when he was working on my teeth, and even checked on me later that evening to make sure I was okay. Highly recommend!
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Sango Family Dentistry is awesome.... simply put. Went in to get a bridge today and was in the chair for 2 hours. Dr. Troung and Grace were excellent! They treated me with respect and patience and made sure I was completely comfortable the whole time. I highly recommend this practice to anyone in need of dental work.
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