Inlay is similar to a filling is cast inside the tooth zone summit. And onlay is a more renewable solid teeth, similar to the inlay but extending it to cover a tooth or multiple zones.


  • Inlay and onlay can be molded from porcelain, gold, or composite resin. 
  • Simulated porcelain inlay is made by color and opacity of enamel, so often attract patients choice. 
  • Gold inlay and onlay is more durable and resistant to abrasion blur and better.



Before After
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Onlay extends coverage to a zone or multiple teeth

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