Meet Dr. Matt

Dr. Matt OrthodontistsDr. Matthew Leftwich, a New Orleans native, graduated from Ridgewood Preparatory School in Metairie. He pursued his Bachelor of Science degree in biology from the University of New Orleans. He received his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from LSU School of Dentistry and graduated in the top 10% of his dental class. While at LSUSD, he received a scholarship from the LSU Board of Regents and was awarded the respected Baldridge Scholarship. He was inducted into the Edmund C. Kells honor society and was part of the Delta Sigma Delta Dental Society.

In order to be an orthodontic specialist, dentists must be accepted into an accredited residency program of at least two or more years after completing dental school. Dr. Leftwich furthered his education by completing an orthodontic residency program at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. During his residency, he also received a Master of Science Degree in dentistry.

Being an orthodontist allows Dr. Leftwich the unique opportunity to treat a variety of dental problems, and help to positively influence his patient’s self-esteem. His goal is to maintain a fun, friendly environment where patients feel comfortable and respected. Dr. Leftwich has a genuine love for people and enjoys making a positive difference in his patient’s smiles and also their lives.

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