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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. Te staf gave her anesthesia and made her comfortable while Spitz and his team took x-rays and began […]

Boston Red Sox team dentist gives back to community

Boston — Dr. Steven D. Spitz is a man of all seasons — especially the baseball season. Dr. Spitz, the founder of Smileboston Cosmetic and Implant Dentistry, has been a baseball fan ever since his little league days, and a Red Sox fan since he moved to Massachusetts when he was 18 years old. Now […]

11 signs it’s time to go to the dentist

Did you know that 58% of Americans say they only go to the dentist once a year? Most people underestimate the effect your oral health has on your overall health. Dr. Spitz had the pleasure of contributing to insider.com’s article on “11 Signs it’s time to go to the dentist“. If you show any of […]

13 things you do every day that can ruin your teeth

You may be surprised to know how many seemly innocent habits can actually hurt our teeth. From nail biting to brushing your teeth too hard. Dr. Spitz weighed in on some of our common, everyday habits that may be unknowingly causing lasting damage to our teeth. Visit Insider.com to read the full article. If you […]

Heal the World

A group of committed dentists from the Alpha Omega professional fraternity is helping Holocaust survivors smile again. Yuli Nogin was among the approximately one hundred thousand Jews who escaped Kiev in advance of the German occupation in 1941. Just four years old, he and his mother moved from train to train in desperate search of […]

How a rescue center in Indiana cares for big cats

CENTER POINT, Ind. — Joe Taft has been rescuing big cats for 26 years. He’s been caring for some tigers since they were born. But not everyone at the Exotic Feline Rescue Center in Indiana is such a cool cat. That’s because most of the 200 big cats there were rescued from abusive conditions. Many […]

Dental Botox: Noticeable Results. No Surgery

While Botox is best known for its cosmetic uses, specifically the smoothing of facial wrinkles, it has a long history of medically therapeutic purposes. Botox is a medication that uses a purified protein (botulinum toxin A) to block overactive nerve impulses. Contrary to popular belief, it does not paralyze muscles rather it decreases their motor […]

You Are Considering Dental Implants. Now What?

The decision to invest in your smile is one that is pondered for months if not years. Dental implants can recreate a smile, enhance bone structure, and give the look of a facelift by replacing dental bone. However there is quite a bit to consider; the investment of time and money, and more. With that […]