Archive for 2022
Do you know the risks of home whitening?
Perils of DIY Teeth Whitening The internet is full of articles about how to whiten your teeth with “homemade,” “natural,” or “DIY” concoctions. Some of these whitening methods are, at best, benign, while others can be, at worst, dangerous. The best way to avoid the perils of DIY teeth whitening is not to utilize homemade […]
The True Cost of Dental Insurance
“Do you take my insurance,” is, for many people, the first question asked of their dental provider. This is asked prior to services provided, location, and even the doctor’s education and experience. With that, you may be shocked to find that dental insurance isn’t always the best financial option for your care. Doesn’t dental insurance cover […]
Invisalign® vs. LightForce™: Which is the right choice for you?
There are many reasons why individuals, later in their lives, choose to straighten their teeth. Some of the most popular issues are: Not happy with the look or the position of your teeth. Having had braces as a kid and not currently having the aesthetic outcome they want as an adult. Other dental issues are […]
Smileboston Voted Boston’s Best Cosmetic Dentist for 2022
Smileboston has been recognized as Best Cosmetic Dentist in Boston Common magazine’s 2022 Best of the City! For 25 years, and counting, Dr. Steven D. Spitz and the Smileboston Cosmetic & Implant Dentistry team have aimed to provide a Smileboston Experience with exceptional and compassionate care. As we build relationships and truly partner with our […]
Healthcare is Healthcare
In my life, I hold many titles: doctor, husband, dad, son, brother, employer, etc., and today I feel a responsibility to convey my personal point of view as a health care provider and a dad. In dentistry, I hold the belief that unless an individual is in pain or has an infection, dental care is […]
What is the Difference Between a Prosthodontist and a Cosmetic Dentist
When to Search Out a Prosthodontist You have a great relationship with your general dentist, whom you have known for years and who also may be known for their excellent cosmetic dental work. However, do you know when it is appropriate to search out treatment beyond your general dentist and find a prosthodontist? The Difference […]
Everything to Know About Comprehensive Patient Records
Dental patient records are essential for diagnosing the underlying cause of dental issues, diagnosis, and treatment. Every dental practice obtains and keeps patient records, but some types of information are more comprehensive and valuable than others. To understand what goes into your patient record and why practices take different information standard dental records, you should recognize […]
How Long Does Pinhole Surgical Technique Last?
What are the long-term results of Pinhole? Have you noticed your gum line receeding? Are there certain places where gum tissue has pulled back, exposing the roots of your teeth, creating sensitivity or making you unhappy with your smile? Gum recession is not uncommon. As we age, we become more seseptable to dental injury and […]
Why See a Prosthodontist for Dental Implants
You have been told dental implants are an option for you… Now what? In your research, you may have found that several specialists ‘do’ dental implants such a periodontists, oral surgeons, prosthodontists, and even general dentists, but what does that mean and how do you know what the right option is for you? Historically, a […]