Our smiles are indicative of our level of health. When the smile is bright and beautiful, we look younger and more vibrant, regardless of our true age. What goes on in the mouth has implications to the rest of the body. For decades, dentists have worked to help patients avoid dental problems such as cavities and gum disease, but we are still learning just how important oral health is to systemic health. Where gum disease is concerned, there has long been a primary way to handle diseased tissue: with root planing and scaling. This procedure is common, and a precursor … Continue reading
If your smile has been impacted by embarrassing gaps, or you are tired of the instability of poorly fitting restorations, dental implants may be the ideal solution. Dr. Stephen Matarazzo has provided dental implants to patients in Quincy and beyond for several years, even restoring smiles in a single visit. Throughout history, dating back to ancient times, various types of dental implants have been regularly used. The models and methods used today have been in development for over three decades. In just the past twenty years, dental implants have become widely known. Now, more patients are requesting implants rather than … Continue reading
Do you live in zip code 02169 and want your healthiest smile? See your Dentist for mercury-free fillings
Healthy smiles are beautiful smiles. To enjoy your healthiest smile, it is important to find a dentist with whom you feel comfortable. Dr. Matarazzo, serving zip code 02169 and surrounding communities, is a dentist who provides personalized care to each patient, based on specific needs at the time of treatment. Part of our high standard of care is the use of quality materials. There are several goals of dentistry. Primarily, we seek to prevent dental problems that can occur when oral bacteria weaken teeth and gums. Dr. Matarazzo also maintains the goal of promoting the oral and general health of … Continue reading
How do you feel when you look in the mirror, or when you see someone about to take a group photo? Hopefully, you are proudly and confidently showing off your perfect smile. If your experience is more like embarrassment, dread, or the desperate need to hide your unattractive teeth, then it’s time to think about a smile makeover. Dr. Steven Matarazzo, of Quincy MA, offers premier cosmetic dental services to help you fall in love with your smile. The smile makeover process A smile makeover is a multi-faceted treatment plan, which usually includes several cosmetic procedures. It is very different … Continue reading
Dr. Steven Matarazzo is one of the most recognizable names in cosmetic dentistry in Quincy and beyond. He is known as a premier smile designer with innate artistic talent and an impressive educational background. What makes a smile makeover from Dr. Matarazzo different? The simplest and most common way to approach a smile makeover is to identify specific problems, and then correct them. This method can transform your smile from unattractive to acceptable, but it will never take it to the next level. Dr. Matarazzo begins by learning what you really want your smile to look like, and then creating … 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.