Receiving dental implants is a highly effective procedure that will not only restore the function of your smile but also improve its cosmetic aspects. When you are missing teeth, especially in the “smile zone,” you may find that you are hiding your smile from others. It may affect your self-confidence. A dental implant can resolve this by replacing the entire tooth from both above and below the gum line. Patients in the Quincy, Massachusetts, area may visit Dr. Stephen Matarazzo for their implant dentistry needs. Getting dental implants can be a lengthy process, requiring multiple appointments. While each patient will have unique needs, … Continue reading
The state of your gums plays a vital role in your smile’s appearance and your mouth’s overall health. They serve as the foundation for your teeth, providing a secure and stable support system. Furthermore, healthy gums act as a barrier, protecting the underlying tissues and bones from harmful bacteria and other irritants that can lead to gum disease. Ideally, healthy gums appear pink in color and possess a firm texture. However, gum tissue can become inflamed and swollen due to various factors, including poor oral hygiene, hormonal changes, and certain medical conditions. In such cases, gums may appear redder and … Continue reading
It has been said that there’s nothing worse than dental pain. Indeed, pain levels are debatable, but one thing we know for sure is this: No one wants to be in pain, and when a dental emergency strikes in Quincy, Massachusetts, Dr. Stephen Matarazzo is here to help. Knowing in advance what you’ll do when a crisis or dental emergency occurs is the key. Do you have a plan in place? Read on to learn what you can expect with dental pain relief. What Is a Dental Emergency? Do you know how to know if your issue is a dental emergency? Some issues … Continue reading
Most of us aren’t born with perfect smiles, but if you live in Quincy, Massachusetts, Dr. Stephen Matarazzo and his team are here to make your smile as beautiful as possible. With cosmetic dental care services such as porcelain veneers, professional teeth whitening, and Invisalign clear aligners, you can have the smile you’ve been dreaming of. What Are Cosmetic Dental Care Services? Cosmetic dentistry is an elective treatment that helps you improve the look of your teeth, bite, and gums. With cosmetic dentistry, your dental care team can alter your teeth’ size, shape, position, and color. In some cases, cosmetic dentistry also improves … Continue reading
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
If you, like many others, desire a healthy and beautiful smile, you may require both cosmetic and restorative dental work to make this a reality. When you visit Dr. Stephen Matarazzo in Quincy, Massachusetts, you can work together to develop a smile makeover plan. You no longer need to sit in front of the computer searching for “comprehensive dental work near me” anymore. A smile makeover with Dr. Matarazzo will allow you to develop a fully comprehensive plan to restore your smile to precisely what you want. Here are a few ways a smile makeover can help those with damaged … Continue reading
Nothing can make you feel better about yourself than improving your smile. Those with broken and missing teeth are often self-conscious and cover their mouth or don’t smile. You can tell when their teeth are corrected by the frequent smiles. Poor dental care can hurt a person’s overall health and often makes people appear older than they are. At the dental practice of Dr. Stephen Matarazzo in Quincy, Massachusetts, Dr. Matarazzo, and his team take the time to get to know their patients and understand their expectations for their new smiles. No treatment begins until both parties agree on the … Continue reading
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
If the thought of replacing your teeth with dentures has you on edge, relax! Today’s dentures are nothing like dentures of the past! Modern dentures have evolved dramatically over the years, making them a wise choice for your full smile restoration. Custom-fitted dentures from Dr. Stephen Matarazzo in Quincy, Massachusetts, will give you a natural-looking smile and feel and function like natural teeth. For dentures that look real, contact the office of Stephen Matarazzo, DMD, to learn more about our modern denture treatments. Denture Options to Suit Your Needs At our dental clinic, you have various denture options to choose … 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
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.