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
Tooth loss can cause discomfort in your life in more ways than one – it can affect the foods you are able to eat, your oral health, your self-confidence, and even change the appearance of your face. At the dental practice of Dr. Stephen Matarazzo in Quincy, MA, you will find the high-quality, compassionate care you need to help decide on the best tooth replacement option for your needs, preferences, and budget. One of the most common tooth replacement options for patients who have lost multiple teeth is dentures. Below, Dr. Matarazzo explains everything you need to know about dentures … Continue reading
Root canals have a bad reputation of being painful and complex dental treatments. As dental practitioners, we have heard it all! However, with modern advances in tools, methodologies, and materials, root canals nowadays can provide patients rapid relief from pain and are a more comfortable experience than ever before. This highly effective treatment can not only improve the health of the affected tooth, but also the health of your whole mouth and overall wellbeing. Here, Dr. Matarazzo in Quincy, MA answers common questions about root canals and how a root canal affects your overall health. What is a root canal? … Continue reading
At the practice of Dr. Stephen Matarazzo, our dentist provides methods and treatments to help patients not only obtain better dental health but maintain it for life. With the help of our dentist, patients are able to keep their smiles free from periodontal disease and cavities. In addition, our practice is pleased to offer laser dentistry. Dr. Stephen Matarazzo is a dedicated professional in Quincy, MA who can explain the benefits of integrating laser dentistry into your oral health care regimen. What is laser dentistry? Dr. Stephen Matarazzo is a dental professional who is ready and willing to invest in … Continue reading
Sometimes, patients in the Quincy, MA area have a single imperfection of the smile that can be easily treated with a cosmetic dentistry procedure. However, others may have a wide range of problems with their smiles for which several solutions may be needed. To address a variety of issues, our dentist, Dr. Stephen Matarazzo, may recommend full mouth rehabilitation. Understanding full mouth rehabilitation Restoring the function and beauty of the smile is important to Dr. Stephen Matarazzo, which is why he is pleased to offer a combination of services to achieve full mouth rehabilitation. Also referred to as a “smile … Continue reading
Some patients are struggling with the appearance and function of their smiles, especially when dealing with imperfections and missing teeth. In situations in which Quincy, MA area patients have a variety of concerns with their smiles, our team of professionals come together to assist with a smile makeover. Our dentist and his staff explain the benefits of undergoing this cosmetic and restorative plan to achieve the smile of their dreams! Dr. Stephen Matarazzo explains the smile makeover The smile makeover, sometimes referred to as “full mouth reconstruction,” may include a variety of different procedures used together to address problems. Patients … Continue reading
Dr. Stephen Matarazzo and his team in Quincy, MA provide the treatments patients need to achieve a more attractive and healthier smile. Our team understands the importance of treating conditions such as periodontitis as soon as possible to avoid further damage. For traditional dentists, this often means using certain instruments that can be uncomfortable and can cause excess bleeding. This procedure, called scaling and root planing, can be replaced with a treatment using lasers. Laser gum treatment for periodontitis is just one of many services offered by our team. Understanding periodontitis Dr. Stephen Matarazzo is a dentist who educates his … Continue reading
Patients seeking a dentist who serves those in the area of Quincy, MA for solutions in improving an imperfect smile are encouraged to take the time to learn about the advantages of quality care from Dr. Stephen Matarazzo. When it comes to addressing dental concerns, it is best to work with a professional who provides full mouth rehabilitation treatment options. What is full mouth rehabilitation? Dr. Stephen Matarazzo describes full mouth rehabilitation as a series of procedures that are performed for repairing the smile. This can mean many different things. For example, full mouth rehabilitation may mean replacing teeth that … Continue reading
When patients in Quincy, MA are missing teeth, they need to work with a dentist who has a variety of options available to choose from. If the entire arch of teeth are removed or lost, most patients choose treatment with full dentures. Understanding full dentures Dr. Stephen Matarazzo describes full dentures as replacement of the entire dental arch. These restorations are made of high-quality acrylic and include false teeth and false gum tissue. When placed over the dental arch, they can restore the functionality of the smile. Full dentures can be kept in place with natural suction, dental adhesives, or … 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
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.