Onlay Restorations

Onlay Restorations - Robert A. Morabito, DDS

Saving your natural teeth and creating a flawless, beautiful smile is important to our cosmetic and restorative dentist, Dr. Robert Morabito. To meet this goal, we restore decayed teeth with dental onlays and ensure an aesthetic result. 

Dental Onlays: Partial Coverage Crowns

An onlay covers more of a damaged tooth than a filling, but less than a crown, making it ideal in scenarios where decay is too large to be treated with dental composite. These restorations are perfect for areas where enough healthy enamel exists, making a crown over-treatment.

An onlay is sometimes called a partial crown. This is still a prosthetic but does not encapsulate the entire tooth. Onlays are intended to replace damaged enamel that includes any of the outer walls or cusps, or the tooth. In comparison, an inlay is not intended to replace outer tooth walls, but only enamel in the top center of a tooth.

Treatment for Large Cavities and Decay in Falls Church

If one or more of your teeth has been damaged by moderate decay, a partial coverage or ¾ crown can be fabricated to precisely replace the decayed structures. Before providing treatment, Dr. Morabito takes an impression of your prepared using 3D scanning technology. Your custom, tooth-colored onlay can then be fabricated in our office using CEREC equipment. You can leave our office with a beautiful and restored smile with just one appointment. 

For more information on onlay restorations and whether an onlay, inlay, fill crown, or filling is right for you, contact our dental office today! 

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Dr. Morabito and your wonderful staff - Thank you so much for your kind, welcoming, and kid-friendly attention you gave me and my sons when we came in for the Harrison's 1st dental checkup. Thanks again and keep up the good work.

The Harrisons

Dr. Morabito is an awesome dentist, a great personality with the hift of humor, he is personable, and amazingly manages to choose the very best people to work for him. They are all excellent and most of all - caring and genuine. And with my dental problems, believe me I have had my share of being treated like a "number." I recently flew back to Falls Church from Kansas City to have him do my implants, because I don't trust anyone else.

Lynn S.

Dr. Morabito is a rare man: intellectual, very professional, very sensitive and practical to his patients. HIS STAFF: ADIMINISTRATION, DENTAL HYGENISTS, DENTAL ASSISTANTS , entertainment, and a charitable character are exceptionally capable, as he demands. If his practice were a fine hotel, his ZAGAT rating would be the highest. Dr. Morabito is an exceptional man! His professional associations keep him in the forefront of the latest methods and technology. He is excellent with the fearful and anxious patients and makes them feel confident. He is great in all the technical aspects of dentistry. He makes thousands of patients look better and feel great about themselves. You can feel secure in knowing that Dr. Morabito is the only dentist you will need, and he is affordable with a variety of financial plans. All aspects are well explained. If you want a great dentist, see Dr. Morabito and his charming and professional staff that will make you comfortable like family.

Michael C.

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