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General Dentistry in Wayne

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Fine Dental Care provides general dentistry in Wayne, NJ. Call 973-633-5440 to learn more and schedule an appointment.

What Is General Dentistry?

Your general dentist is your primary dental care provider. We focus on solving your existing issues and preventing future problems. We also offer a full slate of other services to take the best possible care of you. We value our relationships with our patients and take pride in delivering compassionate care in a warm and friendly environment.

Benefits of General Dentistry

General dentistry is an essential healthcare service with many benefits:

  • Checking for signs of oral cancer and other diseases
  • Improving overall health and reducing the chance of developing severe conditions like diabetes, stroke, and heart disease
  • Preventing future dental decay
  • Preventing and treating gum disease and how to prevent it from recurring in the future
  • Finding cavities and other problems early using the most advanced diagnostic equipment
  • Reinforcing healthy home care habits and providing instruction and inspiration on brushing and flossing

Why Choose Fine Dental Care?

Our award-winning practice provides complete dental care for patients of all ages. Our dentist, Dr. Bruce Fine, is a leader in his field with 38 years of experience. He is a Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry, the International Congress of Oral Implantologists, and the Institute for Advanced Laser Dentistry. Dr. Fine is also a Master of the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine.

Our office combines the most advanced dental technology with a warm, friendly, and welcoming environment. We want to make sure that you have the best possible dental experience at our practice. We work with our patients to maximize their oral health and avoid future problems.

Procedures Offered

While many procedures fall under the category of general dentistry, these are the most important:

Preventive Care

Comprehensive Evaluation

We perform comprehensive oral exams, checking a patient's mouth, neck, and head for abnormalities. We evaluate ongoing dental issues and check for emerging problems. We work closely with local ENTs and oncologists.

Learn more about Dental Exams

Home Care Instruction

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Dental decay and gum disease are bacterial infections. If patients keep their teeth clean, there will be no cavities or gum disease. We inspire our patients to brush and floss at least twice daily and use a Waterpik more frequently to reduce plaque and calculus build-up.

Dental Cleanings

Dental Cleaning

Patients must see their general dentist at least twice a year for a dental cleaning. Cleanings remove built-up plaque and tartar which are bacterial masses, helping to combat gum disease and preventing further damage due to tooth decay. If a patient has gum disease, they may need more frequent visits including scaling and root planing.

Dental Sealants

Dental Sealants

Dental sealant is the same materials used for fillings that is then put into the crevices to prevent cavities from forming. It fills the crevices so that bacteria cannot form a cavity. 


Fluoride Treatment

Flouride Treatment

Patients of all ages receive fluoride treatments to protect their teeth from decay. Fluoride helps to harden tooth enamel. Adults benefit from fluoride as much as children.

Digital Dentistry

Scaling and Root Planning

Fine Dental Care uses the latest digital technology to evaluate and diagnose dental issues.

The CBCT (Cone Beam Computed Tomography) scanner lets dentists dive in and pinpoint problems before they become severe and understand the patient's oral health with less radiation and more comfort than conventional X-Rays of the mouth.  CBCT scanners can also help to plan comfortable, safe and accurate implant surgeries. 

Digital X-rays provide more detail than film and plate X-rays and use less radiation. With no development time, it is easy for dentists to share X-ray information with their patients and thoroughly explain what needs to happen to preserve their oral health.



Fine Dental Care extracts problem teeth, relieving pain and making room for restorations like implants and bridges.  We provide comfortable tooth extractions with little, if any, pain or discomfort.

Learn more about Extractions

Wisdom Teeth


Wisdom teeth are the third permanent molars. It is best to determine the status of wisdom teeth in the mid-teens when removing them is more comfortable and less likely to cause pain, swelling, and inflammation in the future.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the connection between overall and oral health?
Oral health may have a significant impact on your overall health. The long-term inflammation associated with gum disease can raise your risk of heart and metabolic problems and preterm birth.
Are digital X-rays safe?
Digital X-rays use only a tiny fraction of the radiation used by traditional film X-ray systems. The CBCT scanner uses very little radiation and provides incredibly accurate results. Only 20 percent of dental practices use the CBCT scanner.
What happens if I skip dental cleanings?
If you miss dental cleanings, plaque and tartar will continue to build up on your teeth. You may experience dental decay. Tartar beneath the gum line could cause severe gum disease, possibly leading to tooth loss. Cavities and gum disease are bacterial infections.
Are dental cleanings painful?
Dental cleanings are not painful, but they may be if you have plaque, tartar and gum disease. We have several ways to make your experience comfortable if you have these issues. Please don’t hesitate to let us know if anything bothers you. We want this to be your best dental experience ever.
What home care routine should I follow?

Brush and floss your teeth at least twice daily. Fluoride toothpaste is ideal, and if needed, you can receive prescription-strength fluoride toothpaste to stop emerging cavities. Brush your teeth for two minutes.

Floss at least twice daily, making sure to go all the way down between the teeth to remove stubborn plaque and food particles. Once you have developed a healthy flossing habit, it becomes easy to do and takes less than two minutes to save your teeth.

Consider using an electric toothbrush for better plaque removal if conventional brushing is problematic. Brushing your teeth is vital, but brushing your gums and tongue can help remove additional bacterial plaque from your mouth.

When should my child see the dentist for the first time?
Dentists recommend bringing your child for their first exam between one and two years of age after baby teeth appear. Early care is a must for dental health.
Should my child receive fluoride treatments?
In NJ, there is no added fluoride in our water. Dentists found naturally-fluoridated water to be why people in those areas had few cavity issues. Children can receive a prescription vitamin containing fluoride to attain the most robust, cavity-resistant teeth. We see a vast difference between those who had this vitamin as children and those who did not.

Call Fine Dental Care

Call 973-633-5440 to schedule an appointment.

Contact our office today to schedule your appointment!

600 Valley Rd Suite LLL1
Wayne, NJ 07470
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