Porcelain inlays, Porcelain Onlays and Tooth Colored Restorations (White Fillings) are not only inconspicuously natural in appearance, but artificial dental features that lend needed additional strength to weakened teeth thanks to revolutionary modern bonding advancements.
Advantages of Tooth-Colored Restorations and Replacing Silver Fillings with a Tooth Colored Restoration
A tight, superior fit to the tooth bonded by resin onlays
Decay-fighting fluoride provides by the resin in tooth-colored restorations
Resin feels indistinguishable from natural teeth without requiring attachment at the gum line
Miraculous, natural-looking restoration of badly decayed teeth
Teeth are strengthened as they remain intact
Disadvantages of Silver fillings:
Due to their designs, old and outdated silver fillings are not only unavoidably unsightly, but also the causes of weaknesses in their teeth that can worsen dramatically worsen over time.
These antiquated repairs can eventually leave their teeth vulnerable to new cavities as their edges erode, weaken and break over time as the fillings expand, contract and split. Once-healthy teeth and gums become stained as they corrode and leak.
Replacing Silver Fillings with a Tooth Colored “White Filling” Restoration
Transitioning from silver fillings to tooth colored “white filling” restoration requires only one appointment.
RESTORATION COMPLETED BY DR. SOORDHAR (BEFORE AND AFTER)
Replacing Silver Fillings with a Tooth Colored Porcelain Onlay or Porcelain Inlay Restoration
Transitioning from silver fillings to tooth-colored restorations (onlays) requires two appointments:
Your First Appointment:
1. We remove the silver fillings, along with any additional decay.
2. We base a model of your teeth upon a bite impression is made of your teeth and send it to the lab that will fabricate your restorations.
3. Your tooth is covered with a temporary onlay.
At the Lab: A resin is carefully placed into the model of your teeth and shaped into a natural appearance.
Your Second Appointment:
1. The temporary onlay is removed.
2. A conditioning gel is placed on your tooth prepares it for the new onlay.
3. Bonding cement adheres the onlay to the tooth and a high-intensity light bonds the resin.
4. We apply a final polish to the treated tooth.
Your teeth are restored to a natural look and feel, stronger and more durably protected than ever!