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Porcelain Restorations for Mechanicsville, MD

Our cosmetic dentistry professionals at St. Mary’s Dental can recreate the beauty and function of your teeth with porcelain restorations. Depending on your needs, Dr. McCray can create inlays, onlays, or crowns to cover darkened enamel, strengthen weakened teeth, and return natural-looking beauty to your smile. Dr. McCray uses porcelain restorations for inlays, onlays, and crowns.

Dental Inlays & Onlays

Inlays are used when cavities or fractures have so damaged your tooth, using a regular composite resin would severely compromise its structure. Inlays cover the internal structure, between the cusps, of the tooth. Onlays are restorations used to treat decay on the cusps of the tooth. Onlays work much the same as inlays—it’s only the location that’s different. Onlays also preserve more of the tooth’s structure, and can save damaged teeth. Treating cavities and fractured teeth with inlays and onlays prevent further dental issues, and allow patients to avoid more extensive dental work in the future.

Dental inlays and onlays have several advantages over regular fillings, including:

Porcelain Dental Crowns

Teeth that are too damaged or decayed for other types of restorative dentistry may benefit from porcelain crowns. Porcelain crowns are tooth-shaped dental coverings that can protect and strengthen your teeth, especially if fillings, inlays, or onlays are insufficient for your tooth’s restorative needs. Crowns can also be used to hold dental bridges in place.

Porcelain crowns are excellent options for teeth that are:

28160 Old Village Road, Mechanicsville, MD 20659 USA
Gina McCray, DDS Family & cosmetic dentist in Mechanicsville, MD (301) 884-3248 (301) 884-7461 stmarysdental@rcn.com