Book Appointment Call us: 01458 442 036

Inlays & onlays

Inlays & onlays

For more extensively damaged teeth, we offer inlays and onlays.
These are used to help repair a tooth where a filling isn’t enough. Inlays and onlays are custom made from a variety of materials by a dental technician in the dental laboratory.

Unlike a filling, inlays and onlays are created outside the mouth from an impression taken of the tooth. An inlay is cemented within the cavity and an onlay covers more of the tooth for when the repair needs to include one or more cusps (the points of the tooth), or fully cover the biting surface. They are made from hardwearing materials, including porcelain and composite resin, and if aesthetics are not an issue, gold can be used to provide a particularly durable restoration.

Why have an inlay or onlay?

Looking after your repaired tooth

Inlays and onlays are very stable restorations that fit a damaged tooth perfectly to provide superior protection and the ability to withstand stronger chewing forces. The affected tooth requires minimal preparation and, as the inlay or onlay is tailored to fit, they can be easier to keep clean than other restorations. When properly maintained, with effective cleaning and regular check-ups, inlays and onlays can last for years.

Promotions & Special Offers

Don't miss out on our latest monthly promotions and exclusive special offers

View Special Offers

Welcome To Our Practice


To get in touch, please use the form below or give us a call on 01458 442 036.

  • I'd like to be informed of exclusive offers and other practice information YES
  • *By clicking 'Submit' you are consenting to us replying, and storing your details. (see our privacy policy).

Find Our
Dental Practice


Address:
Jenkins Dental Practice 130 High Street, Street, Somerset, BA16 0ER

Call Us On:
01458 442 036

Get Directions