If a natural-looking smile is of great importance to you, our expert team can now restore moderately damaged teeth with tooth-colored inlays and onlays. Made of a complex composite material and zirconia/silica, tooth-colored restorations bond to your tooth, helping prevent any filling leaks or chances of any cracking or breaking of the tooth.
They also feel, look and function just like your natural teeth and are nearly as strong as a healthy tooth whereas silver fillings are only forty to forty-five percent as strong.
In Philadelphia, Dr. Shamloo and Ram provide a variety of tooth-colored restorations including inlays and onlays.
Inlays and Onlays in Philadelphia
When your decayed tooth needs more than a filling but less than a crown to repair it, our team will use either an inlay or an onlay to bring your tooth back to a healthy state. Inlays are used when the decay we are treating is on chewing surface of a tooth between the cusps or points. An onlay is used when the damage involves one or more cusps of the tooth.
Composite inlays and onlays are made of a combination of composite material and zirconia/silica which is bonded to the tooth. They are tooth-colored in appearance and actually strengthen the structure of the tooth by up to seventy-five percent, and because of the composite materials from which they are made, they can last up to thirty years.
If you have damage that needs to be repaired, contact our friendly, knowledgeable team at Premier Dentistry of Philadelphia by calling us at (215) 234-7644. We look forward to seeing you here soon!