No one enjoys having a cavity filled, but it’s a vital procedure to restore health to the mouth when then patient has tooth decay. Many patients fear of the sound of the dental drill, or even suffer from anxiety from a painful filling in their past. Luckily, advances in dental technology have allowed for more progressive treatment options. At Quincy Smile Center, we offer patients an alternative to filling cavities that requires no shots, no drills, and no pain. The Waterlase laser treatment allows Dr. Matarazzo to save the tooth with ease and precision. Traditional dental drills produce heat as … Continue reading
In recent decades, dental technology has progressed to allow dental care professionals such as Dr. Matarazzo to deliver an elevated level of care. X-rays have become digital images, lab services have become integrated into dental facilities, and lasers have been incorporated into both diagnostic and treatment tools. At Quincy Smile Center, we believe that laser dentistry can increase the quality of care you receive at our office, which is why we like to take the time to educate our patients about its uses and benefits. One of the biggest benefits of laser dentistry is the ability to ditch the drill. … 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.