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Get to Know Dr. Nick Matthews

Dr. Matthews has been working in dentistry for well over a decade now, and he’s grateful every day to work with such an amazing team and care for such wonderful patients. Interested in learning more about him? Just keep reading below or contact Grand Dental Studio today to schedule a time to visit in person.

Why Did You Decide to Become a Dentist?

Dr. Matthews decided he was going to one day work as a dentist back in junior high. He loved visiting his local small-town dentist, a great guy who really took him under his wing. As a kid, Dr. Matthews would ask lots of questions and even come and watch his work, and that sparked a lifelong passion for the field. Today, he can’t imagine having any other job!

Where Did You Study Dentistry?

After studying at both OTC and Drury University, Dr. Matthews completed his dental degree at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, graduating with honors with an emphasis in Endodontics. He also received special recognition for excellence in Prosthodontics. Since then, he has owned and operated several practices. He’s also trained all over the country in continuing education and even internationally. This includes a year-long mini-residency at the McCracken Institute in Birmingham, which featured specialized training in dental implants and oral surgery. Today, he is a member of the Pierre Fauchard Academy, the American Dental Association, and the Missouri Dental Association.

Outside of the Dental Office, What Do You Like to Do?

Dr. Matthews and his wife Alison have two boys, Levi and Luke. Together, they are an extremely active and “outdoorsy” family! They love exercising, hunting, fishing, camping, and playing nearly every sport. As for more personal hobbies, he runs a small farm in his spare time and travels whenever possible.