What Issues Can Crowns Correct?

Watch this video by Dr. Bruce Fine, an experienced New Jersey implant dentist, as he explains the different problems that can be solved with the simple application of dental crowns.

Crowns are necessary in various situations, primarily when individuals have failing fillings. The common scenario involves deteriorating fillings accompanied by significant decay, resulting in insufficient tooth structure to support a new filling. The rule of thumb here is that if two-thirds of the original tooth structure is lost or compromised, a crown becomes necessary. This applies not only to the top of the tooth but also to the sides where the filling extends. The reason behind this recommendation is that, in most cases, if a filling is too large and the tooth is not adequately supported, it is at risk of breaking.

Preventing tooth breakage is crucial, as it may lead to more extensive procedures like root canals or, in severe cases, tooth loss. Our primary goal is to save your teeth, ensuring they remain healthy and functional for the rest of your life. If you have concerns or questions about your specific situation, please feel free to come in and talk to us. We are more than happy to provide further information and find solutions tailored to your needs.

OUR DENTAL SERVICES

You’ve Got Questions. We’ve Got Answers.

Learn More About Dr. Fine

DEDICATED TO YOUR BEAUTIFUL SMILE

BRUCE FINE DDS, FAGD, FICOI, FIALD

Hailing from Wayne, NJ, Dr. Bruce Fine is deeply rooted in our community. He is an alumnus of Lafayette Elementary School, Anthony Wayne Junior High, and Wayne Valley High School. Subsequently, he pursued his higher studies at Muhlenberg College in Allentown. In 1984, Dr. Fine earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree from Georgetown University School of Dentistry. Three years later, in 1987, he founded his private practice, Fine Dental Care.

Outside of his professional responsibilities, Dr. Fine passionately offers his expertise to the community.

Additionally, he is actively involved with the Boys and Girls Club and volunteers for the CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) in Wayne, NJ.

We invite you to experience the exceptional care of Dr. Fine and our skilled team at Fine Dental Care. Reach out to us to book your next dental appointment.

Dr. Fine’s extensive experience extends to being an Invisalign provider for over a decade. Committed to lifelong learning, he undertakes more than 75 hours of continuous education annually, focusing on areas like Mini Dental Implants, Invisalign, Cosmetic Dentistry, Laser Dentistry, and Pinhole Gum Rejuvenation. Notably, Dr. Fine pioneered the Pinhole Surgical Technique on the east coast and has been proficiently handling All-on-X dental implants for over a decade.

Ready To Love Your Smile Again?

Read Dr. Fine's Mini Dental Implant Blog

Learn about the latest information and advancements in implant and restorative dentistry.

Beyond ClearChoice: The Benefits of Mini Dental Implants at an MDICA

You may be surprised to know that over 120 million Americans are missing at least one tooth—that’s about as many people as watched the 2023 Super Bowl (the highest-viewed program ever!). Where do all these people [...]

Tooth Replacement Is Easy With Mini Implants

Imagine being an axolotl, a unique salamander from southern Mexico, known for its extraordinary ability to regenerate almost any part of its body, from limbs to parts of its heart. This remarkable creature, named after [...]

Dental Implants: Are They Tax Deductible?

The cost of a medical or dental procedure is a concern for many individuals. Some people feel that they can’t afford a necessary dental intervention out of financial fear. But you shouldn’t consider oral health [...]