The older you get, the greater your risk of experiencing tooth loss. You may lose teeth due to wear and tear, decay, accidental injury, or in many cases, because of periodontal disease. Dental implants are one of the most feasible of the many options for replacing missing teeth. Contrary to what people may think, dental implant surgery has no age limit. If you’re missing teeth and wondering if implants are a good choice, talk to Dr. Stephen Matarazzo in Quincy, Massachusetts, about our affordable dental implant treatments. Why Choose Implants Over Other Restorative Treatments? The older you get, the less … Continue reading
When you have lost teeth, it doesn’t take long to realize how your teeth are crucial in chewing and speaking clearly. Then, there is the emotional toll missing teeth have on your confidence — you naturally hold back your smile because you don’t want people to see your conspicuous gaps. Thankfully, if you have lost teeth, you can get your life back on track by installing dental implants from Dr. Stephen Matarazzo. The dental implant procedure Dental implants are inserted deep into your gum line, unlike dentures or bridges placed just above your gums. So as you would expect, the … Continue reading
Since the beginning of existence, humans have utilized some type of dental implants to replace missing teeth. The Ancient Egyptians used bones and shells as artificial teeth and in the 1930s Honduran archeologists uncovered dental implants constructed from shells dating to around 600 A.D. However, the most important dental implant development occurred in 1957 when a Swedish orthopedic surgeon named Per-Ingvar Brånemark, discovered that titanium could bond with human bone. These implants lasted an entire lifetime. There are countless dentists across the country that offer this service, including The Colony Dental Implants in Quincy MA, so it is important to … Continue reading
At Quincy Smile Center near Wall Street, we provide dental implants for patients who are missing teeth or need to replace broken teeth. At our state-of-the-art facility, our experienced team uses advanced dental technology combined with years of experience to give patients back their smiles. To learn more about our dental implant services, give us a call at . What are Dental Implants? Dental implants are replacements for a missing tooth root. They are placed through the gum tissue directly into the jawbone where they will connect to create a natural and functional restoration. Dental implants can be used to … Continue reading
If you are missing teeth or facing tooth loss, chances are you may be evaluating the various replacement options available to you. Luckily, modern dental technology has made restorations look and function more naturally than they did 20-30 years ago. In fact, patients are often overwhelmed at the number of options available for restoring a smile. When it comes down to it, dental implants are considered the most natural-looking and functioning solution for missing teeth. Below, Quincy, MA dentist Dr. Matarazzo explains the benefits of dental implants and how they can save your smile. Dental Implants, explained Before you can … Continue reading
When missing teeth are a problem, it is essential that patients in Quincy, MA work with a dental provider who offers a variety of solutions. Dental implants are just one of several treatment options that can be used to replace teeth and is also one of the most popular for many reasons. What is a dental implant? Dr. Stephen Matarazzo describes a dental implant as a titanium tooth replacement that is placed into the bone of the jaw and stimulates the process of bone growth called osseointegration. When this occurs, it holds the implant in place, so it can be … Continue reading
Dr. Stephen J. Matarazzo and his team in Quincy, MA are committed to providing patients in the area with restorative solutions. Whether patients are seeking general, cosmetic, or restorative dentistry options for their smiles, they are welcome to book an appointment with our team to learn more. A common restoration is the tooth implant, but many patients looking for a tooth replacement option will ask, “How safe is a dental implant?” Dental implants are extremely safe for placement into the smile. They are made of titanium, which is a metal that will not corrode. It is also biocompatible with the … Continue reading
When missing teeth are a concern, dental implants can be a solution! Dr. Stephen J. Matarazzo is a dentist in Quincy, MA who provides patients with solutions for enhancing their smiles. This includes restoration when tooth loss occurs. Dental implants are a wonderful option for patients considering permanent replacement of missing teeth, or for those who are interested in anchoring restorations such as dentures. Dental implants explained The best way to describe a dental implant is as a metal post that functions as a tooth root replacement. When a tooth is missing, the dental implant can be placed into the … Continue reading
We have an important message for you: It is never too late to make your dream smile come true. No matter what condition your teeth are in, or how many you have lost, Dr. Matarazzo, of Quincy, MA, can help. An International Congress of Oral Implantologists Fellow, with a passion for aesthetic perfection, he is raising the bar in restorative dentistry. Why implants? An implant restoration is more than a tooth replacement. It is a root replacement. The actual implant is embedded in the jawbone, and serves as a foundation for a customized crown, bridge, or denture. This is important … Continue reading
Stephen J. Matarazzo, DMD, FICOI
A graduate of Boston College and Tufts School of Dental Medicine, Dr. Matarazzo has served Quincy-area patients since 1978. A Fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists, the father of three has attended the distinguished Misch International Implant Institute. Dr. Matarazzo also learned from the “best”; advanced training at The LD Pankey Institute refined his exceptional skills in creating long-lasting, natural-looking, and healthy-functioning smiles. With a passion for complex and challenging cases, Dr. Matarazzo maintains membership with the Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation (DOCS).
A published author, Dr. Matarazzo dedicates his time and talent to resolve dental disease and decay among patients at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, as untreated oral infections are associated with stem cell and bone marrow transplant failures.