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Even Your Dentist Gets His Teeth Cleaned

Steven D. Spitz, DMD, founder of Smileboston Cosmetic and Implant Dentistry, knows how important it is to be a good role model for his patients, especially after lapsed hygiene visits resulted in an embarrassing situation a few years back. He has since made it a point to have his teeth… Read More»

Celebrate Boston’s Best During Prosthodontics Awareness Week

Having a healthy mouth and teeth wouldn’t be possible without the dedicated research and work of dental professionals on both the local and national level. To honor the commitment of our dedicated team as well as our fellow colleagues across America, Smileboston Cosmetic and Implant Dentistry in Brookline and Pembroke,… Read More»

The Best Defense is a Good Offense

This adage has been applied to myriad endeavors including games, military strategy and even your dental health – just ask the Boston Red Sox. In March, Steven D. Spitz, DMD, pictured above with baseball greats Luis Tiant, David Ortiz and Jim Rice, traveled to Ft. Meyers for Boston Red Sox… Read More»

Ouch…Love Hurts!

A common complaint I hear this time of year, is from patients at their hygiene visit, as they tell me that their teeth hurt when they eat a piece of candy from their box of Valentine’s Day chocolates. “I must have a cavity”, they say. After looking in their mouth… Read More»

The Secret to Fresh Breath

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Let’s be honest.  Halitosis, more commonly known as bad breath, can be a downright turnoff! In most cases bad breath originates from the gums and tongue. While embarrassing, it is a common condition and there are lots of easy ways to treat it. However, halitosis may be the sign of… Read More»

What is Dental Phobia?

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I’ll never forget the day my father told me he had broken a tooth. I knew he was in pain but kept making excuses as to why he couldn’t come to the office. I was looking forward to giving back to the man who had given so much to me,… Read More»

Fluoride: A Complicated Relationship

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You may be familiar with fluoride in regard to its cavity prevention properties and its inclusion in dental products like toothpaste and mouthwash. Or perhaps you’ve heard arguments surrounding water fluoridation, adding fluoride to public water supplies. While the term is common, its benefits and why such heated debate surrounds… Read More»