What are Porcelain Inlays and Onlays?

Serving Patients from Boston, Braintree, Weymouth, Quincy & Nearby Areas of Massachusetts


At Pinnacle Dental Aesthetics, we believe strongly that the cosmetic dentistry our Boston-area patients receive should not involve mercury fillings. That’s why we offer porcelain inlays and onlays.

These inlays and onlays are essentially porcelain fillings that replace damaged elements of your teeth. They are permanently bonded to your tooth and allow you to present a clean, smooth smile.

Inlays and onlays are important to cosmetic dentistry because of their advantages over other alternatives. These advantages include:

  • They leave more of the undamaged tooth structure intact when compared to metal fillings
  • They do not contain mercury
  • They protect your tooth from further damage; old-fashioned metal fillings do not, and often put your tooth at greater risk of chipping or fracturing

In short, inlays and onlays represent the best of cosmetic dentistry: tooth repair and the achievement of your aesthetic objectives using a safe, proven treatment.

Our cosmetic dentists will be happy to answer any questions about inlays and onlays you might have.

If you live anywhere in the Boston, Massachusetts area and you want to learn more about how cosmetic dentistry and porcelain inlays and onlays can recover fractured teeth and give you the smile you desire, please contact Pinnacle Dental Aesthetics today.