Over the years, it seems like everyone has become “busier.” Families are constantly going back and forth between work, social, and family commitments. Unfortunately, as a result, regular and consistent dental care often suffers. In order to make it more convenient for you and your family to receive the dental care you need and deserve, we offer our preventative, restorative and cosmetic care for patients of all ages in our Quincy office. Infants and Toddlers Oral care is important for everyone, even brand new babies. Caring for the gums even before the teeth begin to show is one way parents … Continue reading
A beautiful smile can give a patient a wonderful advantage in his or her business and personal relationships. Possessing a gorgeous smile is important in maintaining a patient’s self-esteem and self-confidence, and plays an important part in one’s life. When a patient is unhappy with his or her smile, a smile becomes less prominent and laughter is stifled. Dr. Matarazzo offers dentistry at its finest and is committed to ensuring patients attain the smile of their dreams with quality, comprehensive care. Dr. Matarazzo of Quincy, MA provides patients with a treatment called a “Smile Makeover,” also referred to as full … Continue reading
We have an important message for you: It is never too late to make your dream smile come true. No matter what condition your teeth are in, or how many you have lost, Dr. Matarazzo, of Quincy, MA, can help. An International Congress of Oral Implantologists Fellow, with a passion for aesthetic perfection, he is raising the bar in restorative dentistry. Why implants? An implant restoration is more than a tooth replacement. It is a root replacement. The actual implant is embedded in the jawbone, and serves as a foundation for a customized crown, bridge, or denture. This is important … Continue reading
Dr. Matarazzo of Quincy, MA is well known throughout the state and beyond for his exceptional skills and ability to custom design dazzling smiles. His goal is to help every patient not only achieve exemplary oral health, but also enjoy the confidence of loving their pearly whites. What cosmetic dentistry can do for you When it comes to making a great impression, appearances matter. The right clothing and accessories can help, but the most important thing you need to wear is a smile. It is first feature that strangers typically notice, and it is the memory that stays with them … Continue reading
In generations past, denture problems were quite common. Fortunately, that is no longer the case with today’s advanced techniques and technology. Dr. Matarazzo of Quincy, MA uses the latest advanced techniques, coupled with the wisdom of experience and meticulous attention to detail, to create dentures that are truly lifelike, beautiful, comfortable, and functional. Signs that your dentures do not fit properly A poorly fitting denture can cause many problems besides slipping or feeling loose. Some of the most common signs include: Difficulty chewing – When dentures fit well and stay in place, they serve the same function as natural teeth. … Continue reading
Is fear preventing you from seeing a dentist? If so, you are not alone. Dental phobia prevents an estimated 30 million Americans from seeking dental care every year. You may know sedation is available, but that alone is not enough to conquer dental phobia. You also need a highly skilled, gentle, and compassionate dentist who will go the extra mile to ensure your comfort. You need to see Dr. Matarazzo of Quincy, MA. Restoring your smile, restoring your confidence in dental care How is treatment from Dr. Matarazzo different from other dentists? We are here to help, not to judge. … Continue reading
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
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.