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Porcelain Fillings 12-14

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Los Angeles Cosmetic Dentist, Dr. Arthur A. Kezian DDS, explains issues regarding dental cosmetic fillings with porcelain. http://drkezian.com/los-angeles-cosmetic-dentist.php See more examples on the website of Los Angeles dentist - Dr. Arthur A. Kezian DDS. 443 N. Larchmont Blvd LA, CA 90004 at (323) 467-2777 http://www.drkezian.com

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Porcelain Fillings 12-14

  1. 1. Porcelain Fillings • According to Dr. Kezian, most dental patients are aware of a dental filling and know what the process actually involves. But, many of you may not yet be aware of a dental inlay or an onlay. • For repairing the damage occurred in the biting surface of your tooth, your dentist may suggest inlays or onlays, which are porcelain fillings, instead of a full crown.www.drkezian.com
  2. 2. Porcelain Fillings • An inlay in similar to a filling and lies inside the cusp tips of your tooth. • They are custom made for fitting accurately inside the tooth. • The process is completed in two visits. • In first visit, Dr. Kezian and staff will clean and prepare your tooth for the inlay. An impression of your tooth will also be made and sent to the laboratory, where your inlay will be prepared from either from gold or from porcelain. After that, your tooth will be sealed with a temporary sealant and you can go to home. • On 2nd visit, the temporary sealant will be removed and the gold or porcelain fillings will be cemented inside the sups tips of your tooth.www.drkezian.com
  3. 3. Porcelain Fillings • An onlay is similar to an inlay, but the only difference is this that it covers a large part of the tooth. It can cover even one or more cusps of tooth. • Since onlays are an extensive reconstruction as compared to inlays, they are only advised in case if a substantial reconstruction is required. • These porcelain fillings cover a large part as compared to inlays, but a small part as compared to a full crown.www.drkezian.com
  4. 4. Porcelain Fillings What Are Tooth-Colored Inlays And Onlays? • They are also known as dental cosmetic fillings. Several tooth-colored inlays and onlays have been developed for constructing the larger defects of back teeth. • They are often made of porcelain, because its color is similar to the color of human’s teeth. • These fillings are developed in laboratories and are fixed through a liquid plastic form of cement.www.drkezian.com

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