Is Your Mouth Ready for Valentine’s Day?

Valentine’s Day is here and your friends at Smileboston Cosmetic and Implant Dentistry want to make sure that you don’t scare away your Valentine with bad breath. Halitosis, more commonly referred to as bad breath, is thought to affect over 80 million Americans. According to a study conducted by,… Read More»

Oral Health & Weight Loss Go Hand in Hand

When embarking on a new weight loss journey, you probably have your skinny jeans in mind, not your teeth. However, a healthy lifestyle is the best prevention for illness and chronic disease. And the good choices you’re making positively affect your body, your overall health, and also your smile! Congratulations… Read More»

5 Signs of Periodontal Disease

Periodontal disease—an infection of the gums—can be a severe problem if left untreated, causing a number of issues ranging from gum recession to an increased risk of heart disease. Fortunately, regular dental checkups may reveal the disease early so you can take the necessary steps to protect your gums. However,… Read More»

What’s on Tap in 2018

Happy New Year (albeit a bit belated) from Smileboston Cosmetic & Implant Dentistry! A new year marks a new beginning, which is why so many of us make New Year’s resolutions. If there’s something we want to change or to accomplish, a fresh year seems like the perfect time to… Read More»

Men’s Oral Health

MAINTAINING GOOD ORAL HEALTH is crucial for everyone, but that can mean different things for men and women. That’s why the team at Smileboston Cosmetic and Implant Dentistry has put together a handy list of concerns men should particularly watch out for, as well as some tips for keeping your teeth… Read More»

Dairy Free Alternatives to Calcium

Calcium and milk go together like fluoride and toothpaste. And just like fluoride, calcium is essential to our overall oral health. How Calcium Benefits Your Oral Health We know that calcium is the main component of our teeth and jaw bones, but our mouths are also made up of gum… Read More»

3 Ways Pregnancy Can Affect Your Teeth

Pregnancy is an exciting time but it also causes a variety of hormonal changes that may impact a woman’s oral health. That’s why it’s important to understand the conditions pregnant women might be most susceptible to and how to prevent them. Smileboston Cosmetic and Implant Dentistry has provided general and… Read More»

Diabetes and Oral Health

The American Diabetes Association estimates that 23.1 million Americans have been diagnosed with diabetes (whether it be type 1, type 2, or gestational). At least another 7 million remain undiagnosed, and that doesn’t include the additional millions who are considered pre-diabetic. But what does diabetes have to do with oral health? A… Read More»

Discover the Benefits of Laser Dentistry

Thanks to modern advancements in the field of dentistry, a variety of procedures are now easier and more comfortable than ever. Smileboston Cosmetic and Implant Dentistry, an industry leader in dental innovation and technology, uses the Waterlase® dental laser to greatly improve the patient experience. Here are just some of… Read More»

Nail Biting & Oral Health

We call suspenseful books and movies “nail-biters,” but the habit of nail biting itself has less exciting connotations. The most obvious consequence is torn, uneven nails, and in particularly severe cases, nails that become dramatically shortened and deformed over time. This alone would be enough of a reason to discourage… Read More»

Oral Health – A Window Into Overall Health

  It is said that eyes are the window into the soul but did you know that your oral health offers important clues into your overall well-being? Your oral health is more important than you may realize and problems in your mouth can, in turn, affect your entire body. An… Read More»

4 Easy Ways to Improve Your Oral Health

WE’VE ALL HEARD that if we want healthy teeth, we should brush twice a day, floss once a day, and schedule regular dental cleaning appointments twice a year. Definitely keep doing those things, but if you want to step up your oral health game, here are a few easy ways to… Read More»

Dr. Findly Certified to Perform Pinhole Surgical Technique

Patients suffering from receding gums are now able to improve their smile without undergoing invasive surgery with the innovative pinhole surgical technique. However, because the procedure is incredibly precise and requires extensive training, there are few dentists in New England are who are certified to perform the pinhole surgical technique. Fortunately, Smileboston… Read More»

Spitz & Orenstein Named “Top Dentist”

Smileboston Cosmetic and Implant Dentistry’s own Dr. Steven D. Spitz and Dr. Noah Orenstein were recently named “The Best Dentists in Boston” by Boston magazine. This was the magazine’s first annual list of top dentists—from generalists to specialists—in the city of Boston and beyond. The list of 381 dental experts… Read More»

Letter to Patients Regarding Delta Dental

For the past 20 years at Smileboston Cosmetic and Implant Dentistry, we have been a proud Delta Dental provider and have had the opportunity to treat many wonderful patients insured by Delta Dental. As Delta is making serious changes to their company, I think it is important for my team… Read More»

Foods That Raise Tooth Repair Risks

Candy is usually the first thing that comes to mind when people think of foods that are bad for teeth but candy is just the tip of the iceberg. Truth be told, there several foods and beverages that you should consume carefully to avoid the need for tooth repair down… Read More»

Improve Your Smile in Time for Summer

When you look in the mirror, we hope that you love your smile. If not, cosmetic dental care can help to improve your smile and boost your self-confidence. Smileboston Cosmetic & Implant Dentistry has a few suggestions to help freshen up your smile in time to enjoy the warm summer months.… Read More»

3 Benefits of Computerized 3D Dental Impressions

For some patients, just the thought of visiting the dentist causes anxiety. Fortunately, the high-end experience offered at Smileboston Cosmetic and Implant Dentistry, patient appointments are convenient, comfortable, and deliver an incredible Smileboston experience. With offices in Brookline, MA and on Boston’s beautiful South Shore, Smileboston offers innovative, high-tech solutions that make visits… Read More»

Pinhole Surgical Technique – A painless solution for gum recession

Gum recession occurs when the gum tissue pulls back, eventually exposing the roots of the teeth. There are a variety of reasons why people might develop receding gums, and the most effective treatment options are typically surgical procedures. However, if you’re hesitant to schedule an invasive procedure for receding gums,… Read More»

A Prostho-what? What is a Prosthodontist?

A Prosthodontist is an Americal Dental Assocation (ADA) specification for a dentist who specializes in the replacement and restoration of teeth, gums and jaw structures. This highly trained restorative and cosmetic dentist plays a crucial role in helping people achieve and enjoy a natural and healthy smile. Smileboston Cosmetic and… Read More»

Five Most Common Dental Emergencies

When it comes to your oral health, the best defense is a good offense – brushing, flossing and twice yearly hygiene appointments. But occasionally dental emergencies do happen and knowing what to do can help save a tooth. Above all, don’t panic, your team at Smileboston Cosmetic & Implant Dentistry… Read More»

Five Things To Know About Smileboston

The year is 1997. The Green Bay Packers beat our New England Patriots in Super Bowl XXXI, The English Patient won the Academy Award for Best Picture, Disney’s The Lion King opened on Broadway, the first book in the famed Harry Potter series was published, and on August 15th, Smileboston… Read More»

Your Dental Insurance – Use It Or Lose It

With 2016 quickly coming to a close, November is the perfect time to review your remaining dental benefits for the year. Many patients are unaware that they have not used all of their dental benefits and that those benefits do not carry over into the new year. In fact, insurance… Read More»

Trick or Treatment: 7 Dental Tips to Avoid a Dental Scare this Halloween

Halloween may primarily be for kids, but let’s face it, few adults stock-up on sweets for trick-or-treaters without dipping their hands in the candy bowl. Kids with braces and retainers are routinely reminded by their orthodontists to stay away from sticky, chewy, and crunchy treats. However, as candy consumption increases,… Read More»

Tips for Keeping Your Teeth White & Bright

Are you looking for a bright, white and stain-free smile? The professional team at Smileboston Cosmetic and Implant Dentistry is here to provide you with helpful tips on how to avoid unwanted tooth staining. For nearly 20 years, our cosmetic dentists have provided patients throughout the Greater Boston area with… Read More»

Three Reasons to See a Cosmetic Dentist

With advancements in dental technology, cosmetic dentistry has become an effective way to dramatically improve your smile and overall health. Most cosmetic procedures are simple and pain-free, and when you find the right cosmetic dentist or prosthodontist, you can achieve the smile you have always wanted. Smileboston Cosmetic and Implant… Read More»

Is Dental Botox Right for You?

While Botox is best known for its cosmetic purposes, specifically smoothing facial wrinkles, did you know that the formulation was originally intended as a muscle relaxer for medical purposes? In fact, when administered in smaller dosages, it has clinical applications to treat teeth grinding, chronic TMJ and facial pain. For… Read More»

Advances in Gum Recession Therapy

When you think of cosmetic dentistry, you probably imagine procedures that directly impact the appearance of your teeth. However, your gums also play an important role in the health and quality of your smile. Since 1997, Smileboston Cosmetic and Implant Dentistry has been providing high quality dental services to Boston-area residents… Read More»

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

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?

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

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»