Inlays are conservative, indirect restoration or filling, that has a solid substance such as gold, porcelain or a composite resin. It is placed within the cavity of a tooth and cemented into place. An Onlay is much like an Inlay, except that it covers the area where a missing cusp could be.
And only is almost the same procedure, except that it covers the area where a missing cusp could be. Crowns then cover the total area.
Sometimes the decay or fracture is so extensive that an amalgam or composite would not be able to be utilized. They would compromise the structural integrity and provide below standard opposition to the biting forces. In these types of situations, porcelain or gold could be used as an inlay restoration.
When amalgam or composite restorations cannot be used in certain areas of a tooth where decay or fracture exist, and
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