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Dennis Alleman, DMD, PC

Gold Inlays / Onlays

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Gold fillings or restorations are still the standard against which all other dental materials are measured. Because of its superior biocompatible and physical properties, I'm sure it will continue to be so for many years. Gold inlays and onlays have potential to support and nurture your tooth for the long term. I knew a really nice lady who lived to be 103 and who enjoyed her gold fillings for over 60 years! I saw her for her cleanings and exams for 15 of those years and never had to fix any of her gold fillings. It's no wonder that gold is the material of choice that most dentists prefer for their own dental fillings.

Today, gold restorations are mostly used in the back teeth, and are done with a conservative technique that can allow the gold restoration to blend in and not distract from your nice white smile at all.

When it comes to strength and durability, compared to all other dental materials...it's not even close! And it even gets better...Gold restorations can be bonded or sealed to the tooth to making the gold inlay or onlay the finest dental treatment possible. It's not even close!