Marissa-MBorn in Alexandria, Virginia
Graduated from Langley High School. Inducted into the National Honor Society, the Science Honor Society, and the French Honor Society. Recipient of MVP for Varsity Women’s Tennis, Coach’s Pick for Varsity Women’s Tennis, and the Scholar Athlete Award.
Bachelor of Arts in Biology and Religion from Swarthmore College. Inducted into Sigma Xi research organization and recipient of ITA scholar athlete award.
Doctor of Dental Surgery from New York University College of Dentistry. Graduated in the top 10% of the class. Inducted into Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honor Dental society, recipient of the Eleanor J. Bushee Senior Student Award for Academic Excellence and Outstanding leadership and the Samuel Charles Miller Award for the highest degree of knowledge and skill in the science of Periodontology.
Certificate in Periodontics and M.S. in Biomedical Sciences from the University of Maryland School of Dentistry.
Dr. Matthews is trained in all aspects of diagnosis, prognosis and treatment planning in traditional Periodontics with particular emphasis on current literature, knowledge and treatment modalities. She has extensive training in surgical and non-surgical therapy, which includes implantology, regeneration, and conscious sedation.
When not working. Dr. Matthews enjoys playing tennis, traveling, and spending time with her family and friends.

  • Diplomate of the American Academy of Periodontology