Dr. Matthew Leighton, DDS

Dr. Matthew Leighton, DDS

Dentistry  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 52
Dr. Matthew Leighton, DDS is a dentistry practitioner in Amherst, NH and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from State University Of New York At Buffalo in 1994 and practices dentistry.Read his story

102 Ponemah Rd

Amherst, NH 03031

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  • Aetna
  • Ameritas
  • Anthem
  • Assurant Employee Benefits
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Delta Dental
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
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Dr. Leighton's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Leighton "Dr. Matthew C. Leighton earned his B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from Rochester Institute of Technology in 1989. He obtained his D.D.S. degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo in 1994 followed by a General Practice Residency Certificate from St. Clare's Hospital in Schenectady, New York in 1995. Dr. Leighton practiced as an associate dentist in Binghamton, New York from 1995 to 1998, and then joined Kayser & Clark, P.C. in April of 1998. Dr. Leighton has extensive continued training at the Dawson Academy in St. Petersburg, Florida, which focuses primarily on state of the art diagnosis and treatment of masticatory system problems. He is a member of the American Dental Association, the New Hampshire Dental Society and the Nashua Dental Society. Dr. Leighton and his wife Cathy have three children who all love outdoor recreation and enjoy all four seasons here in New Hampshire."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Leighton "Our philosophy is that of the whole patient and how the health of your teeth, jaws and musculature are hand in hand with overall health and nutrition. Our model of "Comprehensive Dentistry" seeks to restore ones complete dentition to optimal health as opposed to a "single tooth" model. Over time patients are healthier and have far fewer problems."

1  Practice Areas

  • Dentistry

17  Conditions Treated

  • Broken Tooth
  • Cavity
  • Chipped Tooth
  • Dental Disorders
  • Gingivitis
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Gum Disease
  • Loose Teeth
  • Misaligned Teeth
  • Tempormandibular Joint Pain
  • TMJ
  • Tooth Abrasion
  • Tooth Attrition
  • Tooth Damage
  • Tooth Decay
  • Tooth Loss
  • Toothache

13  Procedures

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  • Rochester Institute Of Technology
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1989
  • State University Of New York At Buffalo
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • St Claire's Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Leighton's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Leighton to family and friends
61 total reviews (43 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (61)

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Dr. Leighton's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (43)

Dr. Matt is a fantastic dentist. Very thorough and practical in his approach. I very much appreciate his straight forward explanations and recommendations. My wife and daughter see him a well. The whole staff is kind and responsive.
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i have been a client for over 40 years and proud to be such. i always feel at home and feel i receive the best care and consultation there is.
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Dr. Leighton is very friendly! Very soothing voice for patients that have dental anxiety, makes you feel very comfortable. Small office that feels very personal and also a very clean environment!
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I have been very pleased with the efficiency and expertise of Dr. Leighton. His explanations about any procedures have been concise and understandable.
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Great staff!
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