Midway Dentist, Dentist in Midway, GA

Midway Family Dental

 

1718 North Coastal Hwy

Midway, Ga. 31320

912-880-2288 office

 912-880-2110  fax   

Office Hours

Mon.- Fri.  8:00am-5:00pm

Saturday- Subject to avail.

Tad Jackson III, DMD           Lee J. Martin, DMD

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Our Services
 

Inlays/Onlays

Inlays and onlays are restorations the dentist may suggest when there is still a healthy enamel portion of the tooth, but not enough to support a "filling". An inlay or onlay is a like a puzzle piece that will be fitted into the remaining, prepared portion of the tooth to help increase its strength. The inlay or onlay is most often crafted out of porcelain or gold, but can also be made of a composite material. We will discuss with you which restoration will work best to strengthen your tooth in your specific situation.

An inlay is used when there is no damage to any of the cusps of your tooth and is essentially placed within these cusps after proper preparation of the tooth. An onlay is used when there is slightly more extensive damage to the tooth structure. This type of restoration is placed over (overlaps) at least one of the cusps on the tooth, again, after careful preparation of the remaining tooth structure. Both types of restorations are longer lasting than "fillings" and add additional support for teeth that have been weakened by large old fillings and/or fracture.

 
 
We proudly offer inlays and onlays at our convenient location in Midway, GA. A Dental Inlay or Onlay is a popular cosmetic procedure that can benefit many people who are suffering from a variety of teeth appearance problems and structural flaws including chipped teeth, cracked teeth; discolored, stained, large gaps, receding gum and decaying teeth