Porcelain Inlays/Onlays

Doctors: Cera-Tech 3D Dental Lab Inc. uses CEREC technology with your choice of a wide range of feldspathic ceramics(Vitablocs for example), Leucite-reinforced glass-ceramic(IPS Empress) and Lithium Disilicate(e.max) for your inlay and onlay options. Cera-Tech 3D Dental Lab Inc. strives to provide you with the strength, beauty and reliability you deserve from your dental laboratory. We are pleased to accept your CEREC AC digital impressions and also of course your traditional manual impressions.

Digital technology and on-site service allow our dental laboratory to deliver basic restorations as for example inlays and onlays within 60 minutes directly to your dental office(coming soon in early 2013). “Made in Canada” and digital technology are both a guarantee for constant high quality and attractive prices.

Patient information: Porcelain inlays and onlays are a very aesthetic alternatives to composite fillings. They have a high degree of strength, and as such, are excellent for restoring weakened back teeth. Inlays and onlays protect and restore large portions of decayed, heavily restored tooth, or teeth under very heavy load (i.e. back teeth). Unlike crowns, they only cover a portion of the tooth, and are therefore more conservative on the amount of tooth preparation required.

They are made with porcelain, customized to your natural tooth shade, and look like your natural tooth. Porcelain inlays and onlays are made from the same strong, tooth colored material that is used for crowns and bridgework. A customized shade makes them virtually undetectable. The main differences between tooth-colored composite restoration and inlay/onlays is that the latter are fabricated using a laboratory process and differing materials, thereby making them stronger and more durable.

Not sure if you need a inlay or onlay or which material makes the most sense for your situation? Ask your dentist to tell you more about your restoration options and then have them send your impression or digital file to us, we'll be happy to fabricate your custom restoration.


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