Dr. Richard Matthews Jr, DDS

Dr. Richard Matthews Jr, DDS

Pediatric Dentistry  ·  
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Age 72
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Dr. Richard Matthews Jr, DDS is a pediatric dentistry practitioner in Spring, TX and has been practicing for 43 years. He graduated from University Of Texas Health Science Center / Dental School in 1971 and practices pediatric dentistry, orthodontics, and more.Read his story

20423 Kuykendahl Rd Ste 600

Spring, TX 77379

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Dr. Matthews Jr' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Matthews Jr "Dr. Richard Matthews attended the University of Texas where he obtained his Doctorate of Dental Surgery degree and completed a Pediatric Dental Specialist program. He then completed a post-doctoral pediatric program in orthodontics at Louisiana State University. An esteemed member of the pediatric dental and orthodontic communities, Dr. Matthews is a member of many professional organizations, including the Houston Society of Pediatric Dentistry, Southeast Society of Pediatric Dentistry, Southwest Society of Pediatric Dentistry, Texas Society of Pediatric Dentistry, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, American Dental Association and the Gnathos Study Club. Dr. Matthews likes to give back to his community by volunteering with Texas Smile and the San Juan Dental Clinic. In his spare time, he enjoys golfing, attending Houston sporting events and playing with his grandchildren."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Matthews Jr "Welcome to our office, the leading pediatric dental practice in Spring, Texas.  We specialize in the care of infants, children, and patients with special healthcare needs.  Excellent oral health is an important part to your child’s development and we are here to help you in any way we can.

Dr. Matthews, Dr. Dai and their team are committed to making each of your child’s visits a fun, comfortable, and enjoyable adventure! We know the importance of establishing good oral habits early and we give our patients the knowledge they need to maintain a healthy smile for a lifetime. 

We strive for open communication with patients and their parents and always partner with parents to make the best decision for your child together.  We form long lasting relationships with our families and look forward to many yearsof adventure together!"

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7  Practice Areas

  • Pediatric Dentistry
  • Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Emergency Dentistry
  • Laser Dentistry
  • Orthodontics
  • Sedation Dentistry
  • Sports Medicine

12  Conditions Treated

  • Cavity
  • Chipped Tooth
  • Dental Disorders
  • Gingivitis
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Gum Disease
  • Tempormandibular Joint Pain
  • TMJ
  • Tooth Abscess
  • Tooth Decay
  • Tooth Demineralization
  • Toothache

90  Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Air Abrasion
  • Athletic Mouthguards
  • Bite Adjustment
  • Cancer Screening
  • Ceramic Dental Crowns
  • Clear Dental Braces
  • Complex Tooth Extraction
  • Composite Fillings
  • Computer Imaging for Dental Crowns
  • Conscious Sedation
  • Cosmetic Contouring (Dental)
  • Cosmetic Oral Evaluation
  • Cosmetic Procedure
  • Crown Lengthening
  • Dental Bonding
  • Dental Cleaning
  • Dental Crown
  • Dental Examination
  • Dental Filling
  • Dental Hygiene Services
  • Dental Procedure
  • Dental Prophylaxis
  • Dental Restoration
  • Dental Sealant
  • Dental X-Ray
  • DIAGNOdent® Laser Cavity Detection
  • Diagnostic Imaging
  • Digital Impression System
  • Digital X-Ray (CDR)
  • Diode Laser Soft Tissue Treatment
  • Electrocautery
  • Extraction of Wisdom Tooth
  • Fixed Orthodontic Correction
  • Fluoride Treatment
  • Fluoride Varnish
  • Frenectomy
  • Full Mouth Rehabilitation
  • General Anesthesia
  • Gum Disease Treatment
  • Intraoral Camera
  • Invisalign Teen®
  • Invisalign®
  • Invisible Dental Braces
  • Laser Assisted Periodontal Therapy
  • Laser Cavity Detection
  • Laser Microsurgery
  • Laser Office Procedure
  • Laser Root Planing
  • Laser Treatment for Dental Fillings
  • Lesion Removal
  • Light Activated Teeth Whitening
  • Limited Gum Surgery
  • Local Anesthesia
  • Metal Dental Braces
  • Mouthguards
  • Nightguard
  • Nitrous Oxide Administration
  • Nitrous Oxide Sedation
  • Non-Surgical Bite Correction
  • Non-Surgical Gum Treatment
  • Non-Surgical Orthodontic Procedures
  • Oral Conscious Sedation
  • Oral Sedation
  • Oral Soft Tissue Assessment
  • Oral Surgical Procedures
  • Pediatric Dental Exam
  • Periodontal Exam
  • Pocket Depth Measurement
  • Porcelain Crown
  • Post-Operative Care
  • Preseason Dental Exam
  • Prophy Jet Air Polishing
  • Prosthetic
  • Removable Appliances
  • Retainer Therapy
  • Root Canal
  • Same-Day Dental Crowns
  • Simple Tooth Extractions
  • Sleep Apnea Oral Appliances
  • Smile Makeovers
  • Snoring Prevention
  • Special Needs Patients-General Care
  • Sterilization
  • Teeth Extraction
  • Teeth Polishing
  • Teeth Scaling
  • Teeth Whitening
  • Tooth-Conserving Dentistry
  • Traumatic Dental Injury Treatment
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Abilene Christian College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1967
  • University Of Texas Health Science Center / Dental School
    Medical School | Graduated 1971
  • University Of Texas Health Science Center/Pedodontics
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1975
  • Louisiana State University, Post-Doctoral Pediatric Program In Orthodontics
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Matthews Jr has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Matthews Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, Member
  • American Dental Association, Member
  • Gnathos Study Club, Member
  • Houston Society of Pediatric Dentistry, Member
  • Southeast Society of Pediatric Dentistry, Member
  • Southwest Society of Pediatric Dentistry, Member
  • Texas Society of Pediatric Dentistry, Member

Dr. Matthews Jr' Reviews

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Matthews Jr to family and friends
110 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (110)

  • 5
    (99)
  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
    (4)
  • 2
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Dr. Matthews Jr' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes
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