What are inlays and onlays, and what are the advantages of requesting this treatment in lieu of a standard restoration?

Larger than a filling, smaller than a crown Fillings are ideal when a tooth has a small cavity. But when tooth decay or fractures extend deeper into teeth, trying to patch it up with a filling only places the tooth at a higher risk of fracturing and cracking during everyday use. At this point, the majority of general and cosmetic dentists progress to a full coverage dental crown that protects the entire tooth, even if there is significant healthy structure