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Dentistry in the Age of COVID

NBC10 Boston interviewed Dr. Steven Spitz to learn more about how the day-to-day in dental offices has changed during the COVID-19 pandemic. From updated Personal Protective Equipment to Telemedicine and Virtual Consultations, the Smileboston Cosmetic & Implant Dentistry team continues to monitor the situation and update our systems and protocols as needed to assure safety […]

Dr. Steven Spitz & The Darwin Project

Dr. Spitz’s passion for dentistry and cultivating the best possible experience for his patients doesn’t stop at the office. For the past 10 years Dr. Spitz has enjoyed sharing his time, knowledge, and expertise treating animals at local zoos and animal foundations. What people may not know, is that Dr. Spitz was introduced to the […]

How Aging Can Impact Oral Health

As we age, our oral health needs change. The great news is that today’s seniors are more active and staying healthy longer! However, mature patients can also face some serious oral health conditions. And because the dental health trends of older Americans may not seem obvious, the experts at Smileboston Cosmetic and Implant Dentistry have […]

10 Dental Facts You Probably Don’t Know!

Our teeth are amazing! Without them we wouldn’t be able to speak, eat, sing, or smile properly. In honor of our pearly whites, Smileboston Cosmetic and Implant Dentistry is sharing some interesting dental facts you may not already know! 10 Fun Dental Facts If you floss daily, by the end of the year the total […]

The Dangers of DIY Teeth Whitening

A Beautiful Smile with white, even teeth is a major confidence booster and helps to make a good first impression, whether you’re going on a date or sitting down for a job interview. The widespread desire for whiter teeth in today’s society, combined with internet culture, has given rise to a number of popular do-it-yourself […]

Love Pumpkin? Your Smile Does Too!

‘TIS THE SEASON FOR everything pumpkin. As the poster child of fall, pumpkin doesn’t just star in our autumn decorations, it shows up on menus too. At Smileboston Cosmetic & Implant Dentistry we think that’s a good thing as pumpkin is great for your oral and overall health! Pumpkin: Fall’s Superfood  Not only is pumpkin delicious, […]

The Tooth About Teeth Grinding

Bruxism is a common oral condition that affects most people at some point in their lives. The two main characteristics of this condition are the grinding of teeth and clenching of the jaw. Grinding and clenching usually occurs while a person is sleeping and occasionally while awake. Bruxism is one of the most common known […]

The Scoop on Tooth Sensitivity

HAVE YOU EVER FELT a painful jolt through your teeth when you bite into ice cream or take a sip of hot coffee? If so, then you’re familiar with the woes of tooth sensitivity, and you’re not alone. More than half of adults age 20-50 experience some degree of sensitivity, and children’s teeth can be […]

Taking Care of Your Pet’s Teeth

Many well meaning pet owners assume that furry friends don’t need dental care like we do. After all, animals can’t exactly brush their teeth, and that doesn’t seem to be a problem for them. However, it turns out that our pets’ teeth are very different than the teeth of wild animals. And they need our […]

Treating Patients on the Wild Side

Dr. Steven Spitz’s morning patient had an aching tooth and was desperately in need of a root canal. She didn’t have her usual appetite and was pacing back and forth trying not to focus on the pain. The staf gave her anesthesia and made her comfortable while Spitz and his team took x-rays and began […]