At Chai Dental, our team of dentists prioritise the health and function of your teeth. We offer a comprehensive range of preventative care to your entire family.
Ceramic inlay or onlays are ideal for those with larger cavities that are too large for a filling, but are not sufficiently damaged to need a crown. Inlays or onlays are custom designed pieces of porcelain that fit into or onto your tooth. It allows a dentist to conserve more of your tooth structure, compared to a crown (provided they have a certain amount of existing structure). They also have the advantage of strengthening your tooth structure as they are bonded to be part of your tooth.
At our practice, we always restore the functionality of your teeth with composite (white) fillings. You will almost never find us placing amalgam (metal) fillings in this present day. Composite fillings have the advantage that they bond to your own tooth creating a better seal than the traditional metal fillings.