Dental Onlays Huntington Beach
Our Huntington Beach onlays expert may recommend onlays if the area of damage includes one or more of the tooth’s cusps. Onlays are similar to inlays but often provide more extensive coverage, which is why they are called partial crowns. The process for getting either type of restoration is similar. At your first appointment, our expert in onlays in Huntington Beach will prepare the tooth by removing any decayed tissue and shaping the surface. Impressions and other images may be taken to create the restorations. The new inlay or onlay will be placed at the next appointment.
Inlays and onlays are more durable and resilient than dental fillings, but you do need to take steps to maintain them. Brush and floss according to recommendations, and visit us about every six months for professional cleanings and checkups. Avoid using your teeth or restorations as tools to open things or to bite on non-food items like pencils or fingernails. Contact us today to find out more or to schedule your next appointment with our dentist in Huntington Beach.