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Inlays and Onlays South San Jose

South San Jose Dr. Ghadiri Inlays and Onlays

If you have tooth damage that needs to be repaired, South San Jose Dentists Drs. Amir and Ayeh Ghadiri can restore strength and function to your tooth with advanced inlays and onlays. Crafted from composite resin or porcelain, our inlay and onlay restorations are a great way to seal areas of decay and fix wear and tear when a simple tooth filling will just not get the job done.

About Inlays and Onlays

Unlike fillings or bondings, inlays and onlays must be designed and crafted and then bonded to enamel. Inlays refer to restorations that are bonded to the inner cusps of teeth. Onlays are set across a tooth’s biting surface and extend over the cusps. An inlay is used when the damage is confined to the biting surface, whereas an onlay is used for more substantial areas of injury that affect the outer tooth surfaces. Both types may be recommended to replace old, worn, or metal fillings that have become useless over the years.

First, Drs. Amir and Ayeh Ghadiri will remove the old filling or clear out the decay from the tooth. Next, the tooth is prepared with the removal of a small amount of enamel. They will take an impression of the tooth, which is then used to design your customized restoration right here in our office. In cases where your inlay or onlay needs to be sent to a local lab, you will be placed with a temporary restoration and return for a second visit. When the inlay or onlay is complete, you will be fitted with your new restoration, and it will be bonded in place.

Inlays and onlays are frequently used when damaged enamel requires a stronger solution than a filling, but is not severe enough to warrant a dental crown. They are less expensive than dental crowns and preserve more of your natural tooth.

For more information on our Inlays and Onlays contact Drs. Amir and Ayeh Ghadiri at Ghadiri Dental Care. Please call 408-268-1891 today!

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Porcelain Veneers are a great way to take care of several issues at once without spending a lot of time in the dentist’s chair.

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ClearCorrect clear aligners straighten teeth invisibly, without metal braces. Clear aligners show off your smile, and you can eat whatever you like.

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Please call Drs. Amir and Ayeh Ghadiri today to schedule your next dental appointment.
Call Blossom Hill at (408) 578-4200