When patients have imperfections on the natural teeth or have experienced damage to the tooth structure, they may be worried about what steps they can take to restore the natural tooth so it can function properly and look its best. Dr. Sarkis Aznavour and his team of professionals in Santa Clarita, CA are committed to helping individuals in achieving a beautiful smile, even when restorations are required. His practice is proud to offer solutions such as porcelain inlays.
What are porcelain inlays?
Porcelain inlays are restorations that are fabricated to place into the tooth to repair it. It is a very conservative alternative to other options such as dental crowns, which often require more removal of the natural tooth structure to place. A porcelain inlay is made of ceramic and is fabricated to match the color of the natural tooth, and is then bonded in place to repair the outer structure. This may be done when patients have experienced injury to the tooth or even a large cavity.
What are the benefits of porcelain inlays?
There are many reasons why patients in Santa Clarita, CA may ask their dentist about placing porcelain inlays. These restorations are:
- Easy to place
Who is a candidate for porcelain inlays?
Most patients with a cavity or area of breakage that is rather small may be considered an appropriate candidates for the fabrication and placement of porcelain inlays. During a consultation appointment, Dr. Sarkis Aznavour and his team will evaluate an individual to decide if this is a better option than alternatives such as dental crowns or composite resin bonding before moving forward with treatment.
How can I learn more about porcelain inlays?
Porcelain inlays are just one of several restorative solutions available to patients in the area of Santa Clarita, California. We encourage patients to make an appointment with Dr. Sarkis Aznavour to discuss this and other options for repairing natural teeth. Call (661) 210-4280 to make an appointment at the office at 24242 Lyons Avenue. We welcome new and existing patients in and around the community who are interested in comprehensive dental care!