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Dr. Bruce Matthews, DDS

Dental Team Wilmington DE DentistGreat dentistry is a passion for our team. We work hard to provide our patients with excellent dental care in a peaceful and relaxing environment.

To learn more about our team, please read below. We care about your smile! 

Meet Our Team

Bruce Matthews, DDS

 Bruce MatthewsDDS

Dr. Bruce E. Matthews is a Wilmington native. He graduated from the University of Delaware and obtained his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from Georgetown University. He completed his General Practice residency at the Wilmington Medical Center.

Dr. Matthews maintains active memberships in the American Dental Association, the Delaware State Dental Society, and is a fellow in the Academy of General Dentistry. He is state chairperson of the Pierre Fauchard Academy and a member of several local study clubs. He is also a member of the DIDER Board (Delaware Institute for Dental Education and Research). Additionally, he is a board member of the Delaware Oral Health Coalition and an examiner on the Delaware Board of Dentistry and Dental Hygiene.

Dr. Matthews has enjoyed a successful dental practice for over 30 years. He and his wife reside in North Wilmington where they participate in numerous community and school activities.

Achievements:

  • Graduated from University of Delaware in 1971
  • Graduated from Georgetown University School of Dentistry in 1975
  • Completed hospital-based residency in General/Family Dentistry at Christiana Care in 1976
  • Trained at the Apsun Dental Implant Research & Education Center
  • Serves as the State Director, Pierre Fauchard Society Dental Study Club
  • Fellow in the Academy of General Dentistry
  • Member of DIDER Board (Delaware Institute for Dental Education and Research)
  • Member at large for DOHC (Delaware Oral Health Coalition)
  • Clinical examiner for the Delaware Board of Dentistry and Dental Hygiene

Current Memberships:

  • First State Study Club (Periodontics and Implantology)
  • American Dental Association
  • Delaware State Dental Society

Affiliations:

  • Academy of General Dentistry
  • Authorized Under Armour Performance Mouthwear TM provider
  • Authorized Invisalign TM provider
  • Authorized Six-Month Smile provider

Dr. Bruce was born in Wilmington. He and his wife, Dottie, were married in 1974 and live in north Wilmington.  They have five grown children and six beautiful grandchildren.

Brian Matthews, DMD

 Brian MatthewsDMD

Dr. Brian Matthews is a 2006 graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, with a degree in Biology/Neuroscience. After of year of Neurologic research at Penn, Dr. Matthews entered Temple University's Kornberg School of Dentistry, where he achieved membership to various academic honor societies.

He graduated in 2011, and began a General Practice Residency at Christiana Care Health System, in Wilmington, Delaware. Dr. Matthews enters the family practice with great enthusiasm, skill and compassion.

Achievements:

  • Graduated, honors with distinction, from the University of Pennsylvania, 2006
  • Co-author of "Immediate Short-Duration Hypothermia Provides Long-Term Protection in an In Vivo Model of Traumatic Axonal (Brain) Injury", 2007
  • Graduated with honors from Temple University's Kornberg School of Dentistry, 2011
  • Completed the General Practice Residency Program at Christiana Care Health System, Delaware, 2012
  • Trained at the Apsun Dental Implant Research and Education Center

Current Memberships:

  • Member of the American Dental Association
  • Member of the Academy of General Dentistry
  • Member of the Delaware State Dental Society
  • Delaware Valley Academy of Osseointegration
  • Oral Surgery Honor Society
  • Stomatognathic Honor Society

Affiliations:

  • Academy of General Dentistry
  • Certified Invisalign Provider
  • Certified Under Armour Sports Mouthwear Provider

Dr. Matthews is the third son and fourth child of Dr. Bruce and his wife, and brother of Dr. Dan Matthews.

Daniel Matthews, DMD

 Daniel MatthewsDMD

Dr. Daniel E. Matthews is the second of five children. He graduated from Georgetown University and received his Doctorate of Medical Dentistry from the University of Pennsylvania.

He completed his General Practice dental residency at Christiana Care in June 2006 and joined our dental team in July.

Dr. Dan is a member of the American Dental Association, Delaware State Dental Society and the Academy of General Dentistry. Dr. Dan and his wife reside in Wilmington.

Achievements:

  • Graduated from Georgetown University in 2001
  • Graduated from University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine in 2005
  • Completed hospital-based residency in General/Family Dentistry at Christiana Care in 2006
  • Trained at the Apsun Dental Implant Research & Education Center Current

 Memberships:

  • First State Study Club (Periodontics and Implantology)
  • American Dental Association
  • Delaware State Dental Society
  • Christiana Care Dental Department (active staff member)
  • Academy of General Dentistry
  • Authorized Under Armour Performance Mouthwear TM provider
  • Authorized Invisalign TM provider
  • Also a member of the Brandywine Motorsport Club

Dr. Daniel Matthews is married to Dr. Katie Matthews and they have three young children; a son and two daughters. They reside in Landenburg, PA.

Katie Matthews, DMD

 Katie MatthewsDMD

Dr. Katie Matthews is from Hamilton Square, NJ. She completed her education in Philadelphia, PA, worked in private practice, and was an attending at a pediatric dental residency program for a number of years. She recently joined her husband and father-in-law in the family practice of Dr. Bruce Matthews, DDS and continues to practice at the local children’s hospital in Wilmington, DE. Dr. Katie and her husband, Dr. Daniel Matthews, reside in Landenburg, PA with their three children.

Dr. Katie’s emphasis on patient comfort, as well as keeping up-to-date with the latest advancements in pediatric dentistry, enable her to provide her patients with the best quality of care in the field. Her compassionate care philosophy starts with patiently listening to you and your child. Then, after a complete and thorough examination, she reviews and discusses the diagnosis and treatment options available for your child. She invites you to be present with your child during the examination and all treatment visits.

 

Education:

  • Bachelor of Science from Villanova University, 2001
  • Doctor of Medical Dentistry from Temple University School of Dentistry, 2005
  • Post- graduate residency in Pediatric and Special Needs Dentistry from Temple University Hospital, 2007
  • Diplomate, American Board of Pediatric Dentistry

Current Memberships:

  • American Association of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD)
  • American Board of Pediatric Dentistry (ABPD)
  • American Dental Association (ADA)
  • Delaware State Dental Society
  • Omicron Kappa Upsilon Dental Honor Society
  • Delaware Oral Health Coalition - Access Committee
  • Head Start Dental Home Initiative State Team Leader (DE)

Hospital Affiliation:

  • Christiana Care Hospital- Wilmington, DE