East Brunswick Dentist | East Brunswick dental care | NJ | Inlays and Onlays

East Brunswick Office : 732-254-9000
300 Route 18, East Brunswick, NJ 08816

Hamilton Office :  609-689-2660
3100 Quaker Bridge Road , Suite 5, Hamilton , NJ 08619

Old Bridge Office : 732-727-0895 or
732-967-6900
1447 State Route 18, Old Bridge , NJ 08857
Inlays and Onlays
 

Inlays and onlays are often referred to as partial crowns. They use the existing tooth as a base and fit the inlay or onlay onto the tooth. This is done to strengthen the tooth, restore its shape, and prevent further damage. An inlay is done when there is no damage to the cusps of the tooth and the inlay can be placed right on the tooth. An onlay is used when the damage is a little more extensive.

The decayed area of the tooth is first removed during the procedure. A mold of the tooth is then taken and sent to a dental lab. They create a restoration made from porcelain, gold, or a composite resin. The restoration takes about 2-3 weeks to make, so a temporary inlay or onlay will be placed on the tooth for that time. During your next visit the inlay or onlay will be placed into your mouth and set with cement. Your tooth will look natural and you or anyone else won't be able to tell the difference.

 
 
 
Dr. Chandan Ahuja, Dr. Ruma Anand, Dr. Runjan Seth and Dr. Gagan Uppal provide Family Dentistry, Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental Implants, Invisalign, Same Day Dental Emergency, Dentures and a Dental Lab to the following locations: East Brunswick, NJ, Old Bridge, NJ, Hamilton, NJ and surrounding areas.