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Our team of dental specialists strive to improve the overall health of our patients by focusing on preventing, diagnosing and treating conditions associated with your teeth and gums. Please use our dental library to learn more about dental problems and treatments available. If you have questions or need to schedule an appointment, contact us.

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Peter Brusco DMD
...Our services include: Cosmetic Dentistry Preventative care Fillings Crowns & Bridgework Extractions Dental Implants Dentures Root canals Gum Tissue Assesment Should you require additional information about our practice, we are always available to answer your questions...

Dental Services
... Services we offer include: Bonding, to repair small chips or cracks Crowns & Bridgework, to replace large amounts of lost tooth structure and/or missing teeth Cosmetic Dentisty, to make your smile full and bright...

Restorative Dentistry
... Crowns Crowns can be considered restorative or cosmetic...

Cosmetic Dentistry
...Veneers are a more conservative alternative to porcelain crowns since they require less tooth surface to be removed...

FAQs
... How long do crowns and veneers last...

For Michael Buble, the Show Must Go On... Even Without the Tooth
...With a fixed bridge, the prosthetic tooth is supported by crowns that are placed on healthy teeth on either side of the gap...

TV Wellness Guru Jillian Michaels Discusses Breaking Her Two Front Teeth
... Jillian also reveals that when she was a child, she broke her two front teeth and had them repaired with crowns...

Spice Up Your Teeth
... For example, crowns (caps) are substantial coverings that may be placed on teeth when they are being restored...

America's (Dentists) Got Talent - for Fixing Damaged or Missing Teeth!
...You can learn more by reading the Dear Doctor magazine article “Crowns & Bridgework...

A Toothless Tiger?
...Crowns are generally made to order in a dental lab, and are placed on a prepared tooth in a procedure that requires two office visits: one to prepare the tooth for restoration and to make a model of the mouth and the second to place the custom-manufactured crown and complete the restoration...

Dental Magic Transforms Smiles
... Crowns...

A Crown Could be the Answer to Preserving Your Damaged Tooth
... Crowns have been used for decades: the first were mainly composed of metal like gold or silver and later dental porcelain, a ceramic material that could be molded, shaped and oven-fired to resemble a real tooth...

Dental Crowns for the King of Magic
...Crowns (also called caps) are suitable when a tooth has lost part of its visible structure, but still has healthy roots beneath the gum line...

Jimmy Fallon Can’t Catch a Break - Except in His Tooth
... For larger chips or cracks, veneers or crowns may be suggested...

A Royal Fix
...You can learn more by reading the Dear Doctor magazine articles “Repairing Chipped Teeth” and “Crowns and Bridgework...

New Front Teeth for a Teenaged David Duchovny
...The crowns — lifelike replacements for the visible part of the tooth — are securely attached to the implants via special connectors called abutments...

What Types of Restorative Procedures Are There?
... Crowns and Bridges Crowns help protect damaged or weak teeth, but also improve the appearance of your smile...

Root Canals
...After you are anesthetized (usually with a numbing shot), any restorations presently on your tooth — crowns, for example — will be altered to provide access to the root canal filling material...

Life Is Sometimes a Grind for Brooke Shields
...Bruxism may also result in excessive tooth wear, and may damage dental work like crowns and bridges; in severe cases, loosened or fractured teeth have been reported...

Dr. Travis Stork: If Only I'd Worn A Mouthguard!
...Eventually, both were successfully restored with dental crowns...

Jamie Foxx Chips a Tooth - This Time by Accident!
...Like veneers, crowns (or caps) are made from models of your bite, and require more than one office visit to place; sometimes a root canal may also be needed to save the natural tooth...

FAQs About Cosmetic Procedures
... What are Dental Crowns...

Crowns & Bridgework
...When crafted from today's high-tech porcelains (dental ceramics), crowns are virtually indistinguishable from natural teeth...

Gummy Smiles
...Afterwards, the worn-down teeth would usually be restored with porcelain crowns or veneers...

Inlays & Onlays
...Since dentistry's goal is to preserve as much of your natural tooth structure as possible, inlays and onlays may be recommended instead of crowns when a tooth can be restored with this more conservative type of treatment...

Porcelain Veneers
...And if you have lost a lot of tooth structure from decay or trauma (or a particularly severe grinding habit), it might be better to restore your teeth with porcelain crowns that cover the entire tooth...

Tooth Wear
...Depending on the situation, this can be done with bonding, veneers, or crowns...

Cosmetic Gum Surgery
...This causes a cosmetic problem because root surfaces, which have no enamel covering, tend to appear more yellow than the crowns of your teeth...

Gum Grafting
...Exposed tooth roots can make your teeth look overly “long,” and they also generally appear somewhat darker than your pearly white crowns...

Eating Disorders & Oral Health
...But the damage can be repaired with various restorative techniques including veneers and/or crowns...

Oral Piercings
...Teeth that have already been restored (with crowns, for example) may be even more prone to damage...

Stress & Oral Habits
...And dental work such as crowns and fillings may get damaged...

Top Reasons to Choose Dental Implants
...Two, four or more implants can be used to support multiple crowns, or even an entire arch of upper or lower replacement teeth...

Root Canal Treatment
...Restorations can take many forms, from traditional gold crowns to tooth replicas made of high-tech tooth-colored material...

Cosmetic & General Dentistry
...These procedures include: Cleanings & Oral Exams, to keep your teeth and gums healthy, and catch early signs of dental disease Cosmetic Bonding, to repair small chips or cracks Crowns & Bridgework, to replace large amounts of lost tooth structure and/or missing teeth Dental Implants, for the longest-lasting tooth replacement available today Extractions, to remove unhealthy teeth that cannot be saved Fillings, to restore decayed teeth Inlays & Onlays, to fill teeth with larger cavities Invisalign Clear Aligners, for highly discreet orthodontic treatment Oral Cancer Screenings, to detect a dangerous disease that can be cured if caught early Orthodontic Treatment, to move teeth into the right position Porcelain Veneers, for repairing larger chips and cracks, and reshaping teeth Removable Dentures, to help you smile again Root Canal Treatment, to rescue diseased teeth Sealants, to help prevent cavities Teeth Whitening, to brighten a faded or discolored smile TMD Treatment, for pain in the jaw area that can interfere with biting and chewing Tooth-Colored Fillings, for a completely natural, healthy look Tooth Decay Prevention, so you keep your natural teeth as long as possible When to Visit the Dentist Many people only go to the dentist when something is wrong...

Pediatric Dentistry
...The crowns (tops) of the permanent teeth actually push against the roots of the baby teeth, causing them to resorb, or melt away...

Technology
...By combining 3-D digital imaging and computer-aided design and manufacturing technology, it's now possible to have permanent crown restorations completed in a single day — much better than leaving the office with temporary crowns and coming back weeks later for permanent ones! Cone Beam CT Imaging...

Kinnelon, NJ Dentist
Peter Brusco DMD
170 Kinnelon Rd # 29A
Kinnelon, NJ 07405
(973) 838-5862
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