General Dentistry Services in Mulgrave

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Inlays & Onlays

Are they right for you?

What is it?
Dental inlays/onlays are very similar to fillings and are typically made out of porcelain or composite materials, and sometimes precious metals like gold. It’s called an ‘indirect restoration’ because dental impressions or digital scans need to be taken in order to send them to a laboratory or milling machine where they will be made.

When to use it?
When the cavity is too large for a filling, but not so much that a crown is necessary, a dental inlay/onlay is recommended.

Key information

  • Compared to fillings, inlay/onlay offer stronger protection to your teeth and they last longer.
  • Inlay/onlay can be shaped like natural teeth and can be made of tooth coloured materials.

We make our dental practice as friendly and relaxed as possible

Give our staff a call today for more information.

(03) 9574 0866

COVID-19 Update

We care for your health and safety and the people in our community during this difficult time.

As health professionals, we are taking Covid-19 very seriously. We are constantly updating our health and safety protocols. We have taken extreme measures to ensure the safety of everyone.

All our staff are fully vaccinated.

If you are unwell, waiting for your Covid-19 test result, have contacted anyone with Covid-19), you MUST NOT attend the clinic. If you visited any of the exposure sites (, please follow the actions requested by DHHS and advise us in the meantime.

Please have your face covering, sanitize your hands thoroughly, and scan our QR code before entry.

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