Our Services Inlays & Onlays

About Inlays & Onlays When a significant amount of a tooth is damaged, Dr. Hendrix may advise replacing the damaged structure with an inlay or onlay. Many times these are conservative alternatives to crowns.

If the damage is minimal, inlays are appropriate. When the damage is more extensive (but not enough to warrant replacement with a crown) onlays may be best.

Dr. Hendrix typically places inlays and onlays that are made of porcelain or gold and then bonded directly to the tooth. These materials are much stronger than traditional blended-metal fillings and tooth colored composite fillings and can help prevent further damage.

Procedure

First, Dr. Hendrix will remove the damaged areas (or old fillings). He then takes an impression, which is sent to a dental lab where the restoration is constructed.

After the laboratory has returned the completed inlay or onlay, Dr. Hendrix will check for proper fit, then bond the well-fitted restoration to your tooth.

Our Services

     
Glenn Hendrix, DMD is rated 4.9 out of 5 based on 132 reviews from around the Web.
  • 12/13/2018
         
    Amazing staff and very friendly. They are always very welcoming. Would definitely recommend! -Connor King 12 Nov 2018
    11/29/2018
         
    Dr. Hendrix and his staff are excellent
  • 11/27/2018
         
    Extremely impressed with Dr Hendrix and his wonderful friendly office personnel. My visit was very relaxed and comforting. Patricia
    11/21/2018
         
    Dr. Hendrix and his staff are absolutely amazing! I felt very comfortable there and I would highly recommend him.
    11/15/2018
         
    Great service Seems to genuinely care about you. Fair price
  • 11/13/2018
         
    Dr. Hendrix and his staff made him feel at home and eased all of his anxiety. My son said he only wants to go to Dr. Hendrix from now on.
    10/26/2018
         
    Best Dentist practice on the coast!!
  • 10/02/2018
         
    I have been using this clinic for over 10 years. Staff treats you like family. They are very professional & give you excellent care.
    09/26/2018
         
    He is excellent at explaining everything. Laurie is just as helpful and kind. This is a great place to go!
    09/20/2018
         
    Absolutely great....!!!!!!!!! The staff and Dr.Hendrix always welcome you with a smile. Such a blessing!!!!!!
  • 09/12/2018
         
    Only dentist I have ever felt comfortable with.
    09/11/2018
         
    The most gentle dental exam I've ever had!!
  • 08/08/2018
         
    Relocating to the Mississippi Gulf Coast and need a dentist in the Ocean Springs area who is professional, skilled, knowledgeable, friendly and has an awesome staff then call or stop in for a brief visit and you will find, you have come to the right place., we did.
    07/31/2018
         
    Very courteous and willing to help, very thorough and staff was excellent, like family !