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inlays & onlays - RESTORE YOUR SMILE

Repair and restore your smile with discreet dental inlays & onlays Norfolk

I have been attending riverside dental since November for cosmetic dental treatment and have been extremely happy with the service and care from all of the staff. Dr. Sawhney has been excellent at recommending the correct treatments and ensuring I have had the best service possible. I would recommend Riverside dental to everyone, especially nervous patients, as the staff could not make you feel more relaxed.

Harri Steggles

Cost of Inlays & Onlays

Monthly, 12 months

from
£126.75/month (0% interest)

Monthly, 5 years

from
£31.67/month (9.9% APR)
*Based on 2 inlays

Treatment time

Inlays and onlays require just two visits to our Norwich dental practice. 

Inlays & Onlays at Riverside

at-a-glance:

  • Treatment from an award-winning
    dental team

    Our award-winning team have the skills and experience to deliver exceptional patient care with every treatment.

  • A great alternative to fillings and crowns

    These bespoke tooth coverings can protect your teeth as well as improving their appearance.

  • Choose the materials to suit your needs

    Inlays and onlays can be made in tooth-coloured porcelain, gold or composite, giving you the ability to customise your smile. 

  • Interest-free payment plans

    If the cost of inlays or onlays is prohibitive, you may be eligible to take advantage of one of our payment plans

  • Free consultation

    Not sure if inlays or onlays are right for you? Schedule your free consultation with our Norwich dental practice today. 

What your inlays/onlays

treatment cost includes

Before and after photographs

It’s not always easy to see the chewing surfaces of teeth, but we take before and after photographs of all of our cosmetic dentistry treatments so that you can see the results of your smile improvement. 

Your custom-designed restorations

Inlays and onlays are created in a dental laboratory before being sent to us for treatment. 

Your treatment

Your treatment cost includes each of the steps required to complete your inlays and onlays, from the removal of any old filling material to the placement of your restorations. 

book a free Inlays & Onlays

consultation today

If you have any questions about inlays or onlays or if you would like to book your no-obligation consultation, please don’t hesitate to get in touch by calling 01603 920 313.

INLAYS & ONLAYS

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW

What are inlays & onlays?

Inlays are restorations that sit inside a hole in the tooth, much the same as a cavity filling. Onlays sit over the chewing surface of the tooth and build up its shape. Both are used to restore teeth as well as to improve their appearance. Unlike cavity fillings, inlays and onlays are bespoke for the tooth that they are to cover and are created in a laboratory before being cemented in place. 

What materials are available for inlays and onlays?

You have the benefit of being able to choose which material you would like your inlays or onlays to be created from. The options include tooth-coloured porcelain, composite or gold. Different materials are suitable for different parts of the mouth and teeth, and your Riverside Dental dentist will be happy to help you decide which material is best for your treatment. 

Does getting inlays and onlays hurt?

You may need to have any old filling material, along with any decayed or damaged areas of the tooth removed. If this is the case, you will be given local anesthetic to prevent you from experiencing any discomfort. However, the actual process of fitting your inlays or onlays is painless. 

Will I need to have impressions taken?

Since inlays and onlays are custom designed, we will need to take impressions of your teeth which will then be sent to the laboratory for the creation of your restoration. 

What is the process to get inlays or onlays?

The process to get inlays/onlays takes place over several steps:

  • If you have any old fillings or decay to remove, this is done using anesthetic.

  • Impressions are taken of the mouth to record the shape of the tooth being repaired and the teeth surrounding it. Your dentist will also take a mould of the opposing arch so that the technician can see how you bite together.

  • Your dentist will take note of the shade of your teeth.

  • Your inlays/onlays are created in the laboratory and you’ll be fitted with a temporary filling to protect the tooth in the meantime.

  • You’ll return to Riverside Dental for the restoration to be glued to your tooth. Small adjustments may be needed to ensure that the tooth is comfortable to bite on.

What are the benefits of inlays/onlays?

There are a number of benefits associated with inlays/onlays, including:

  • They are customised to fit a specific tooth.

  • They can be colour-matched to your teeth making them very discreet.

  • The treatment is largely non-invasive.

  • They are strong and can last longer than fillings.

How long do inlays and onlays last?

Inlays and onlays are usually more durable and longer lasting than conventional fillings. 

Cost of inlays and onlays at Riverside Dental

Inlays and onlays at Riverside Dental start at TBC. If you are concerned about the cost of treatment, our flexible payment plans* could help. Please speak to our Norwich dental practice to enquire. 

*Term and conditions apply.

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