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If You Have Been Putting Off a Visit to the Dentist Out Of Fear, Consider Oral Conscious Sedation

Sedation in Quincy MA area

There is a surprisingly large percentage of the population who suffers from dental fear or anxiety. When it comes time to see a dentist, those with this fear often put off or avoid an appointment altogether. What results is deteriorating oral health. If you are reading this and see yourself in this scenario, it is time to consider dental sedation. Dr. Stephen Matarazzo offers oral conscious sedation to patients in Quincy, Massachusetts, seeking a way to experience a stress-free dental appointment. Even if you are considering oral conscious sedation, you may not know exactly what to expect. Please keep reading to learn more … Continue reading

An Understanding of What Dental Fear is and How Your Dentist Can Help You with Yours

Dentists for Scared Patients Near Me Quincy MA Area

When it is time to go to the dentist, do you feel uneasy, like knots in your stomach? This fear or anxiety of the dentist is not uncommon. Many people face a fear of seeing the dentist. The important thing is that you do not let this fear keep you from regular appointments. While doing so may relieve your stress, it will lead to untold damage to your oral health. Dr. Stephen Matarazzo would be happy to talk to you about dental anxiety at his Quincy, Massachusetts office. There is no need to be scared, but if you are, it … Continue reading

Sedation dentistry services allow patients in Quincy, MA to overcome dental fear and anxiety

Sedation Dentistry Services for Overcome Dental Fear and Anxiety Patients in Quincy Ma Area

Many adults in the area of Quincy, MA, do not receive proper dental care regularly. Why? Because they have dental fear and anxiety. It can be difficult for patients to overcome these anxieties, but with the help of Dr. Stephen Matarazzo, patients can enjoy their next dental visit and feel at ease before and during their appointment. With oral conscious sedation, patients can have many dental services performed while relaxed and comfortable. What is sedation dentistry? Sedation dentistry is the ability to have a dental appointment completed with proper sedatives to make patients feel at ease and reduce nervousness. Dr. … Continue reading

The secret to anxiety-free dental care in Quincy, MA

Anxiety-free Dental Care in Quincy MA area

Dental problems can occur for many different reasons, often related to injury, disease, or infection. However, the underlying issue at the root of the problem is not always physical. Millions of Americans suffer from anxiety, which can lead them to avoid necessary dental treatment.  The cycle of anxiety ends here Dental fear can become a destructive cycle. It might begin with a bad experience, a problem such as claustrophobia, or maybe just exposure to negative stereotypes. You start to dread seeing a dentist, so you postpone it. As oral health deteriorates, you might start to worry about being judged for … Continue reading

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Stephen J. Matarazzo, DMD, FICOI

Stephen J. Matarazzo, DMD, FICOI

Dr. Stephen Matarazzo is passionate about life-changing, “big problem” dentistry with an eye on premiere services such as smile makeovers, implant dentistry, full-mouth rehabilitation, and complete dentures.

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.