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Dental inlays and onlays

Inlays and onlays are like the deluxe version of fillings. They can correct badly decayed teeth, though they require time to prepare.

Dental Inlays And Onlays Side Effects

There are very few side effects. In rare cases a patient is allergic to one of the materials used, in which case another can be subbed.

Who shouldn't use it: If the tooth is very badly damaged, an inlay or onlay may be insufficient to restore functionality to the tooth. A crown or dental implant should be considered in these cases.

Drawbacks: Inlays and onlays cost more than standard fillings, and require an extra visit to the dentist. As inlays and onlays are something of an art form as well as a medical treatment, not all dentists are able to mold them.

Recovery Time For Dental Inlays And Onlays

Some people feel minor discomfort for a day or two after the procedure, which can be alleviated with drugstore painkillers.

After care for dental inlays and onlays: Nothing special needs to be done after the inlays or onlays are cemented.

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