Cosmetic Dentist Procedures

Porcelain Onlays

Porcelain Onlays

Porcelain Onlays: Stronger than a filling yet more conservative than a crown, a dental inlay or onlay physically bonds to the tooth. Cosmetic dentists often recommend that onlays be made of porcelain, because its color and light-refracting qualities look remarkably like real teeth. A porcelain onlay is virtually invisible as it blends into your surrounding natural teeth.

Porcelain onlays allow the dentist to preserve as much of your existing healthy tooth as possible. The porcelain onlay is fabricated to cover most or all of the tooth surface while staying above the gum line, making it easy to clean when brushing and flossing. Advances in tooth-colored porcelain, resin materials, and dental adhesives allow the onlay and tooth to literally blend together, resulting in a durable and esthetically superior restoration.

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Dental Procedures

Some of the more common cosmetic dental procedures today: Tooth Colored Restorations, Porcelain Inlays/Onlays, Porcelain Veneers, Implants, Porcelain Crowns, Permanent Bridges, Bonding, One Hour Laser Whitening and more.

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