When we think of full dentures for tooth replacement, our grandparents’ dentures might come to mind. In the past, dentures have been known for being ill-fitting and unnatural looking. Fortunately, improvements in the denture service now focus on not only creating function dentures but creating natural-looking dentures. Dr. Stephen Matarazzo and his team in Quincy, MA are committed to ensuring patients have access to dental solutions that are aesthetic and functional. What are full dentures? Full dentures are acrylic appliances that are used to replace all the teeth in the upper or lower jaw. These restorations are custom-made for patients. … Continue reading
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
Dental crowns, or “caps,” are common dental restorations that are used in many areas of dentistry. Dr. Stephen Matarazzo and his staff work regularly with patients to help them obtain custom-made restorations for the teeth and encourages patients to ask about the fabrication and placement of dental crowns. What is a dental crown? A crown commonly referred to by patients as a dental “cap” is a restoration made to bond over the top of a tooth to protect and strengthen it. This is often done when patients experience a large cavity or have undergone procedures such as root canal therapy. … Continue reading
Life is unpredictable, and dental emergencies can strike at any time. Whether it is from a hit to the face while playing sports, an accident around the house, or a sudden pain in a tooth or your gums, having someone you can call when you or a loved one need urgent dental care can provide you with peace of mind. At the dental practice of Dr. Stephen Matarazzo, DMD, we understand the importance of getting urgent dental issues treated and provide emergency dental services to patients in Quincy, MA and surrounding areas. Types of dental emergencies we treat Few things … Continue reading
When you think of dentures, you probably remember the poorly made, fake-looking smiles of decades past. While it is true that dentures at one point didn’t look or function that well, modern dental advances have made it possible for highly skilled dentists like Dr. Stephen Matarazzo to create complete dentures for patients in the Quincy, MA area that are not only attractive, but highly functional so you can feel confident in any situation. Benefits of complete dentures If you have suffered from tooth loss, you are likely already aware of its many implications for your appearance, speech, and eating patterns. … Continue reading
If you find yourself hiding your smile because of imperfections that make you self-conscious about its appearance, there has never been a better time to act. At the practice of dentist Dr. Stephen Matarazzo, DMD, patients in the Quincy, MA area can receive a customized smile makeover to dramatically transform not just how their smile looks, but also their self-confidence! Components of a smile makeover At the dental practice of Dr. Stephen Matarazzo, every smile makeover is completely unique. That means that the components that go into helping you achieve the smile of your dreams will be different for … Continue reading
Most people know that one of the keys to a healthy smile is regular brushing and flossing at home. But did you know that routine dental check-ups are just as important? At the dental practice of Dr. Stephen Matarazzo, patients in the Quincy, MA area receive individualized preventive dental care to keep their smiles shining and disease-free. Why are dental check-ups important? For most patients, routine dental check-ups and cleanings are recommended every six months. But if your teeth are not in pain and your gums feel fine, it can be easy to skip these recommended visits, particularly when your … Continue reading
Finding a dentist you like and trust can feel like a daunting task. That’s why it’s important that the dental practice you choose offers a full suite of quality dental care services that cover all your current and future needs. Dr. Stephen Matarazzo, DMD, FICOI has been providing personal and expert dental care to his patients in the Quincy, MA, area for many years. Dr. Matarazzo offers a wide breadth of services, including: Preventative dental services: Having a trusted dentist is an important part of preventing future dental problems. In many cases, dental issues can be prevented or mitigated if … Continue reading
Your smile is an important part of your overall appearance. It’s likely the first thing you notice when you look in the mirror. That’s why many patients are quick to find a replacement tooth option when they have a missing tooth or teeth. Dr. Stephen Matarazzo has been helping his Quincy, MA, area patients improve their smile with a full suite of services from his dental center. Patients who need to replace missing teeth can do so quickly and effectively with the Geneva 2000 denture. What are Geneva 2000 dentures? When many dental patients think about dentures, they remember … Continue reading
Sometimes, dental problems are too severe for simple fillings. Maybe a significant amount of the structure has decayed, or maybe teeth are damaged due to oral injury. Very often, these teeth can be saved, restored, and protected with high quality dental crowns in Quincy, MA. The benefits of our dental crowns When you choose Dr. Stephen Matarazzo, you are choosing quality. You are choosing a dentist with extensive credentials, years of experience, and a passion for helping his patients. Therefore, you can feel confident knowing that your dental crown will be designed with precision and crafted with premium quality materials. … 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.