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Inlays and Onlays in Methuen | Ceramic Inlays, Ceramic Onlays, Porcelain Inlays, Porcelain Onlays | cavities, tooth decay

P. M. Gangi DMD Inc.
Paul M Gangi, DMD | Alex A Miele, DMD

13 Branch Street
Methuen, MA 01844
(978) 655-9181

Cosmetic Dentistry and Comprehensive Family Dental Care

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.

 
 
 
 
Methuen Dentist. Paul Gangi provides Family Dentist, Childrens Dentist, Emergency Dental Care, Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental Implants, Pain Free Dental, Teeth Whitening to the following locations: Lawrence, MA, Dracut, MA, Salem, NH, and the Entire Merrimack Valley.
P. M. Gangi DMD Inc.
Phone: (978) 655-9181
Fax: (978) 687-4491
URL:
13 Branch St
Methuen, MA01844