What is an inlay?

An inlay is a small filling that fits into the biting surface of a tooth while an onlay covers a larger area of the tooth and is better suited to bigger cavities. For many years, gold has been used to make inlays and onlays because it is a hard material and lasts for a long time. Nowadays, tooth-coloured porcelain is also used and gives the restored tooth a more natural look, which many patients prefer.

Why have an inlay or onlay?

Inlays and onlays can be made in a dental laboratory by a technician, with the help of impressions taken of your teeth. While these are being made, you will wear a temporary filling. When your inlay or onlay is ready your dentist will glue it into place using a special adhesive, after removing the temporary filling.

Thanks to advances in digital technology (called CAD/CAM) porcelain inlays can be made at the dental practice using a special milling machine known as CEREC. This means you will need less visits to the dentist to have your tooth restored.

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Here at Together Dental Colchester Country Park, we are thrilled to welcome Dr Azhar Bakhshi who has joined us as an experienced surgeon, with expertise in dental implants and sedation.

With over 20 years’ experience in handling extractions under sedation, Dr Bakhshi is wonderful at treating patients with anxiety and fear of the dentist. Contact us today to book an appointment with Dr Bakhshi and find out more about how we can help you.

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Here at Together Dental Colchester Country Park, we are thrilled to welcome Dr Azhar Bakhshi who has joined us as an experienced surgeon, with expertise in dental implants and sedation. 

With over 20 years’ experience in handling extractions under sedation, Dr Bakhshi is wonderful at treating patients with anxiety and fear of the dentist. Contact us today to book an appointment with Dr Bakhshi and find out more about how we can help you. 
 
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Andrew had the top right hand side of his mouth rebuilt, including dental implants and rebuilding the jaw. Andrew was in a lot of discomfort before having the procedure done.

Andrew was most impressed with the surgeon, Dr Adeel Ali. He explains that his easy personality, extensive knowledge, and skills put him at ease and made the whole thing easier.

“I am delighted. I can eat on both sides with comfort. And from a vanity perspective, I have a set of teeth that are really good.”

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Meet our specialist orthodontist Dr. Cleopatra Darwish based at our Together Dental Clapham practice.

She studied dentistry at Guys hospital in London. Since qualifying in 2002 she spent a year working in community dental service treating nervous children and adults with special needs. She then went on to work for 3 years in maxillofacial surgery where she obtained the membership of the faculty of Dental surgery from the Royal College of surgeons of England. She then obtained a qualification of masters of science from Kings College and a membership in Orthodontics.

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Meet our specialist orthodontist Dr. Cleopatra Darwish based at our Together Dental Clapham practice.

She studied dentistry at Guys hospital in London. Since qualifying in 2002 she spent a year working in community dental service treating nervous children and adults with special needs. She then went on to work for 3 years in maxillofacial surgery where she obtained the membership of the faculty of Dental surgery from the Royal College of surgeons of England. She then obtained a qualification of masters of science from Kings College and a membership in Orthodontics.

If you would like to know more about the Orthodontics services offered by Dr Darwish, get in touch today www.together.dental/contact/
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Today is Receptionist's Day and we are celebrating all of our team who work hard everyday but even more so during the past, challenging year. Your dedication and support is really appreciated and you all do such a fantastic job.

Our patients and your colleagues enjoy being welcomed into our practices with your friendly smiles.
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Today is Receptionists Day and we are celebrating all of our team who work hard everyday but even more so during the past, challenging year. Your dedication and support is really appreciated and you all do such a fantastic job.

Our patients and your colleagues enjoy being welcomed into our practices with your friendly smiles.
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