INLAYS AND ONLAYS

Dental inlays and onlays are restorations that repair rear teeth with mild to moderate decay or cracking. They are often recommended when your tooth is too damaged for a filling but has enough healthy structure to avoid the need for a crown. Inlays fit between the cusps of your tooth while onlays are larger and can cover the cusps. Both restorations are usually made from porcelain, composite resin, or metal, with the first two being available in shades that match your natural teeth.

Inlays and onlays are stronger than fillings and more conservative than crowns, making them the ideal option in-between a filling and a crown. Your dentist will suggest when these are suitable leaving you to make the decision of the material you wish to have. Why not contact us today to see how we can help.


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COVID-19 Guidance

    Updated 26th March 2020     Thank you for your ongoing understanding as we continue through these unprecedented times. Our first is the health and safety of our patients and staff. We can assure you that we are closely monitoring government guidance. If you have any symptoms or concerns, please consult the latest NHS guidance https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/ or use the online 111 services. Our practice is now on Covid-19 Dental Alert - as a result we will be operating a restricted Emergency Service only.     What if I have an appointment coming up?   Unfortunately, we are having to delay all routine and non-urgent treatments. If our reception team have not already contacted you to inform you of this and re-arrange your appointment, we would strongly advise calling us on 01621 851003 to re-arrange you appointment.     What if I need emergency dental treatment?   Please call us on 01621 851003. One of our team members will assist you as necessary. As per government advice, we will be doing all we can help you remotely and prevent you needing to leave your homes. Where this is not possible, one of our dentists will provide the appropriate advice.     If you are experiencing any symptoms of a coronavirus (high temperature or persistent cough), living with a family member who has these symptoms, are over the age of 70, or fall into the category of the more vulnerable or at-risk group, please do NOT leave you house and use the online 111 services for further guidance. The NHS team will triage and assess your options for a referral to a designated practice, which is accepting any Coronavirus urgent dental care cases.     Please refer to the link below for the latest government advice.   https://www.gov.uk/government/topical-events/coronavirus-covid-19-uk-government-response     Thank you for your understanding. If you require any further information or are unsure about whether you should attend the practice, please call us on:     01621 851003