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We’ve missed you here Esquire Dental Centres ; Welcome back!

All of us here hope that you and your family have weathered the Covid-19 crisis. As we have opened our doors, we want to give you some insight into how we prepared for the return.

In addition to our regular stringent infection control protocols we have added enhanced infection control procedures:
  1. Increased sanitization of frequently touched surfaces
  2. Reduced flow of patients through the office
  3. Hand sanitizer and mask use for patients
  4. High CFM HEPA filtration system to improve air quality.
  5. Reception plexiglass barriers
  6. Physical distancing office modifications
Please be safe!
Dr. Awadalla and Team

Recommended cosmetic dentist in Scarborough for posterior onlays and inlays

Recommended cosmetic dentist at Esquire Dental Centres in Scarborough for posterior onlays and inlays.

Cosmetic dentistry is a field of dental work in which a dentist addressed aesthetic issues within the smile. These are concerns that affect the appearance of the smile. When patients have areas of decay in posterior teeth, a commonly recommended treatment is that of inlays or onlays.

What are inlays and onlays?

Inlays and onlays are ceramic dental restorations that are often used when a filling is not enough to address an area of decay, but a dental crown would be too much. Inlays and onlays are bonded into place onto the tooth when cavities have occurred. They are great at restoring the smile, while doing so in a conservative way. Because inlays and onlays are made of porcelain, they also match the existing tooth enamel and can be difficult to distinguish as a restoration in the mouth.

Why are inlays and onlays made of porcelain?

Porcelain is a material commonly used in cosmetic dentistry. This is because it is:

  • Strong
  • Mimics natural tooth enamel
  • Safe and Biocompatible
  • Affordable
  • Easy to replace

Drs. Ashraf, Mark, and Amir Awadalla and their team of professionals at Esquire Dental Centres will suggest porcelain restorations in many aspects of their work. Porcelain is also used for the fabrication of other restorations such as tooth veneers, dental bridges, and dental crowns. While some dentists use metals or even silver amalgam fillings to address restorative concerns, porcelain is desirable because it is safe and cosmetic.

Why choose these restorations for the posterior teeth?

Inlays and onlays are best used on the posterior teeth, or the teeth in the back of the mouth. This includes molars and premolars. The anterior teeth, or the teeth in the front of the mouth, may require a different approach if areas of decay are found. In the anterior teeth, the most common solution is that of composite resin bonding. However, the posterior teeth are subjected to much stronger chewing forces, so areas of decay that are repaired should be done with strong, durable solutions such as porcelain inlays and onlays. If these restorations are not large enough, the patient may require a dental crown to be fabricated and placed over the molar or premolar to protect the tooth. Inlays and onlays are just two of the more commonly used repair solutions available with the dentists at of Esquire Dental Centres.

Interested in speaking with a cosmetic dentist regarding inlays and onlays?

Any type of aesthetic or restorative treatment can be performed by the team at Esquire Dental Centres. Scarborough ON area patients are welcome to book an appointment with Drs. Ashraf, Mark, and Amir Awadalla to discuss this and many other solutions for the smile at their practice located at 2650 Lawrence Avenue E, Suite #6D. The friendly front office team can schedule your visit when you call 416 203-1434. If you live in or around Pickering or North York, we also have convenient locations in those areas as well!

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Dr. Amir Awadalla

Dr. Amir Awadalla ~ Esquire Dental Centres

An honors graduate from the University of Toronto and NYU college of dentistry, Dr. Amir Awadalla is a highly skilled and well reputed professional in his field who aims to provide his patients with the best quality service by providing patient-centered attention and solutions to fulfill their requirements. His expertise and interests includes cosmetic dentistry and implants, and providing orthodontic services whilst being Invisalign certified. He is a fellow from the International Congress of Oral Implantology

He is also a member of the Ontario Dental Association, the Canadian Dental Association, the Misch International Implant Institute of Canada, and the Toronto Implant Study Club.



Dr. Mark Awadalla

Dr. Mark Awadalla ~ Esquire Dental Centres

An alumnus of the New York University College of Dentistry, Dr. A. Mark Awadalla has focused on cosmetic dentistry, orthodontics, implant dentistry. He is a certified Invisalign provider. He has also studied and graduated from the Misch International Implant Institute of Canada and has earned a fellow from the International Congress of Oral Implantology.

Upon receiving his license to practice from the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario and the National Dental Examining Board of Canada, Dr. Mark Awadalla served his community while actively maintaining membership in:

  • Toronto East Dental Society
  • Ontario Dental Association
  • Canadian Dental Association.