Dental Onlays

Peoria Dentists for Dental Onlays

Both dental onlays (or dental overlays) and dental inlays are custom made restorations made from either porcelain or gold. These dental restorations are ideal for situations when a large amount of the tooth has been destroyed by decay or fracure. Dental onlays will replace one or more of the cusps of the tooth while an inlay is positioned inside the cusps.

Many times the dental onlay or inlay can be prepared and fabricated in our Peoria, IL dentist office. In rare cases, the onlay may need to be sent to a lab to be properly fabricated.

Reasons for dental onlay restorations may include:

  • Repair broken or fractured teeth
  • Restore decayed teeth
  • Provide cosmetic enhancement
  • Serve as large fillings
  • Fix fractured fillings