Inlays and onlays are custom-fit restorations used to repair a damaged tooth. They are an attractive and durable alternative to crowns and fillings.
Inlays and onlays are similar but cover different areas of a tooth. An inlay fits into the centre of the tooth, whereas an onlay can repair a larger area that includes one or more of the tooth’s cusps, restoring its full chewing surface.
They are typically made of porcelain or resin and fitted over 2 dental visits. When properly cared for, an inlay or onlay can last for decades.