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Can a porcelain inlay cause damage to the tooth and crack it?
7 doctors weighed in

Dr. Robert Marvit
Psychiatry
3 doctors agree
In brief: Not if done right
If the tooth is properly prepared and the inlay putbin correctly there should be no problem.

In brief: Not if done right
If the tooth is properly prepared and the inlay putbin correctly there should be no problem.
Dr. Robert Marvit
Dr. Robert Marvit
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Dr. Marina Adams
Dentistry
2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
If done incorrectly inlay can cause tooth to crack.
But usually cracked tooth caused by number of other reasons.

In brief: Yes
If done incorrectly inlay can cause tooth to crack.
But usually cracked tooth caused by number of other reasons.
Dr. Marina Adams
Dr. Marina Adams
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1 doctor agrees
In brief: Probably not
A porcelain inlay is a passive fit so it's unlikely to crack a tooth.
Because it doesn't cover the biting points of the tooth, however, it also doesn't protect the tooth from cracking during normal chewing or harmful tooth grinding during sleep.

In brief: Probably not
A porcelain inlay is a passive fit so it's unlikely to crack a tooth.
Because it doesn't cover the biting points of the tooth, however, it also doesn't protect the tooth from cracking during normal chewing or harmful tooth grinding during sleep.
Dr. Stephen Carstensen
Dr. Stephen Carstensen
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