Steven D. Spitz, DMD is a Prosthodontist – a dentist recognized by the American Dental Association as a specialist in restoring and replacing teeth. Dr. Spitz is a graduate of Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. His post-doctoral studies include an appointment at the prestigious Harvard School of Dental Medicine/Boston VA Medical Center and a General Practice Residency at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Florida.
As part of his dedication to helping colleagues and the next generation of dentists, Dr. Spitz is an advisor at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine. He also lectures on advanced applications of lasers in dentistry, with emphasis on implant dentistry.
Among his many achievements, Dr. Spitz has long been involved locally and internationally with the Alpha Omega Dental Fraternity and has served on Alpha Omega’s International Board. Locally Dr. Spitz is past-president of the Boston alumni chapter, serving alumni members and students of Tufts, Harvard and Boston University dental schools. He has served as a Clinical Professor of Prosthodontics at Harvard University School of Dental Medicine. In Addition, Dr. Spitz volunteered his services with the Boston shelter for homeless veterans and he currently works with the Peter Emily International Veterinary Foundation where he provides dental services for exotic animals.
Dr. Spitz has repeatedly been recognized as one of “America’s Top Dentists” by the Consumers’ Research Council of America. As a pioneer in laser dentistry he received an award, Leadership and Outstanding Contributions in Advancing Dentistry Through Laser Technology, from the World Clinical Laser Institute.
Dr. Spitz and Smileboston Cosmetic and Implant Dentistry were chosen as Boston’s Best Cosmetic Dentist, by Improper Bostonian Magazine and were mentioned as, “one of the most reputable places in Boston for cosmetic procedures” by Boston Magazine. Smileboston was named the #1 Dentist in Pembroke, MA and has received the prestigious Super Service Award from Angie’s List in 2013 and 2014.
Facts about Dr. Spitz
Dr. Spitz is one of the few prosthodontists in the New England area that uses the advanced technology of the Waterlase® MD Laser; in fact Dr. Spitz is the first dentist in the United States to use the Waterlase laser to successfully place dental implants. He was also chosen as the prosthodontist for the Benjamin Franklin Tooth Restoration Project. Dr. Spitz again utilized the Waterlase laser to restore a tooth believed to have been extracted from Benjamin Franklin.