If the tooth is destroyed by more than a third Prosthodontists in Missouri fix their patients ceramic inlays. In the first stage of treatment prosthodontist removes damaged tissue and makes teeth mould. The most common materials used for inlays manufacturing are composites, gold and ceramics.
Main advantages of the inlays:
Inlays have greater strength than the seals which are produced directly on the tooth. For teeth with large cavities inlays are made, because seals can be easily broken. Ceramic inlays greatly improve strength of the tooth.
Ceramic inlays are resistant to external influences, they do not change color over time, even under the influence of cigarettes and coffee.
Ceramic inlays are much stronger than conventional seals and have greater wear resistance.
Dental ceramic inlays are ideal have ideal aesthetic qualities as they possess translucency that fully imitate the color of the tooth.
Inlays imitate the anatomical shape of the tooth (cusps and grooves).