Dental Inlays And Onlays

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 dental 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?

For years many have wondered which is vest when considering dental inlay vs onlay options. 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.

For more information on the dental inlays and onlays cost, as well as financing options, get in touch with us.

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Your latest practice update.

To ensure that we continue to provide a safe environment for all, we will continue to wear our PPE and face masks in practice. We would request that unless you are exempt, that you continue to wear a face covering and complete a Covid-19 questionnaire prior to attending your appointment.

🦷Please wear a face mask, unless you're exempt
🦷Maintain social distancing
🦷Use hand gel or wash your hands

All our practices are now fully open and operating an open-door policy. We are offering general dental care, with check-ups and hygiene treatments now available. We are following a phased transition to normality to keep everyone safe.

We remain busy and have limited NHS appointments available, please bear with us, our private dentists are working hard to offer options for affordable private dental care. We still need to prioritise those with the most urgent dental needs, and we are not working to full capacity, quite yet.

We appreciate your support in keeping our patients, staff and our wider community safe.
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Your latest practice update.

To ensure that we continue to provide a safe environment for all, we will continue to wear our PPE and face masks in practice. We would request that unless you are exempt, that you continue to wear a face covering and complete a Covid-19 questionnaire prior to attending your appointment.

🦷Please wear a face mask, unless youre exempt
🦷Maintain social distancing
🦷Use hand gel or wash your hands

All our practices are now fully open and operating an open-door policy. We are offering general dental care, with check-ups and hygiene treatments now available. We are following a phased transition to normality to keep everyone safe. 

We remain busy and have limited NHS appointments available, please bear with us, our private dentists are working hard to offer options for affordable private dental care. We still need to prioritise those with the most urgent dental needs, and we are not working to full capacity, quite yet.

We appreciate your support in keeping our patients, staff and our wider community safe.
3 days ago
Together Dental

Your latest practice update.

To ensure that we continue to provide a safe environment for all, we will continue to wear our PPE and face masks in practice. We would request that unless you are exempt, that you continue to wear a face covering and complete a Covid-19 questionnaire prior to attending your appointment.

🦷Please wear a face mask, unless you're exempt
🦷Maintain social distancing
🦷Use hand gel or wash your hands

All our practices are now fully open and operating an open-door policy. We are offering general dental care, with check-ups and hygiene treatments now available. We are following a phased transition to normality to keep everyone safe.

We remain busy and have limited NHS appointments available, please bear with us, our private dentists are working hard to offer options for affordable private dental care. We still need to prioritise those with the most urgent dental needs, and we are not working to full capacity, quite yet.

We appreciate your support in keeping our patients, staff and our wider community safe
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Your latest practice update.

To ensure that we continue to provide a safe environment for all, we will continue to wear our PPE and face masks in practice. We would request that unless you are exempt, that you continue to wear a face covering and complete a Covid-19 questionnaire prior to attending your appointment.

🦷Please wear a face mask, unless youre exempt
🦷Maintain social distancing
🦷Use hand gel or wash your hands

All our practices are now fully open and operating an open-door policy. We are offering general dental care, with check-ups and hygiene treatments now available. We are following a phased transition to normality to keep everyone safe. 

We remain busy and have limited NHS appointments available, please bear with us, our private dentists are working hard to offer options for affordable private dental care. We still need to prioritise those with the most urgent dental needs, and we are not working to full capacity, quite yet.

We appreciate your support in keeping our patients, staff and our wider community safe
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Teeth whitening is the perfect way to refresh a smile in time for summer and to help combat any staining or discolouration from the last year. We use the latest systems for whitening your smile and all whitening procedures are careful supervised by your dentist in a clinical setting. Book your summer smile today. www.together.dental/summer-smile/ ... See MoreSee Less

Teeth whitening is the perfect way to refresh a smile in time for summer and to help combat any staining or discolouration from the last year. We use the latest systems for whitening your smile and all whitening procedures are careful supervised by your dentist in a clinical setting. Book your summer smile today. www.together.dental/summer-smile/
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