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
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
At Quincy Smile Center, we know how important it is to have a beautiful smile that exudes health and confidence. That’s why we are happy to provide patients near Wall Street with a wide variety of treatment options to address each individuals’ unique cosmetic dentistry needs. At Quincy Smile Center, we are happy to offer the following cosmetic dentistry solutions: Teeth Whitening Having your smile professionally whitened by a cosmetic dentist is the key to a truly vibrant, bright smile that dazzles. Because we like to cater to our patient’s individual needs, we offer several different types of whitening treatments … Continue reading
At Quincy Smile Center near Wall Street, we provide dental implants for patients who are missing teeth or need to replace broken teeth. At our state-of-the-art facility, our experienced team uses advanced dental technology combined with years of experience to give patients back their smiles. To learn more about our dental implant services, give us a call at . What are Dental Implants? Dental implants are replacements for a missing tooth root. They are placed through the gum tissue directly into the jawbone where they will connect to create a natural and functional restoration. Dental implants can be used to … Continue reading
When you think of a healthy smile, the first thing that comes to mind is likely pearly, white teeth. However, your gums are just as important to your oral health—and the health of your whole body. At the dental practice of Dr. Stephen Matarazzo in Quincy, MA, patients benefit from the latest advances in gum disease treatments, including laser gum therapy, a highly effective and comfortable way of restoring your gums back to health. Importance of treating gum disease Gum disease is very common in the United States, with over half of adults over the age of 30 suffering from … 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.