Dr. Matthew ​grew up in Omaha, Nebraska, where he attended Creighton University for both undergraduate and dental studies. He earned his B.A. in Psychology before attending dental school. Dr. Matthew earned his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from Creighton University in 2013, where he also participated in research, community service, and served as a tutor. Additionally, he was a student teacher in the Department of General Dentistry.

Dr. Matthew began working at Holt Family Dental Care soon after he finished dental school. Dr. Matthew enjoys getting involved in the community and staying current on all the advances in dentistry. He is a member of the American Dental Association, Iowa Dental Association, and Southeast Iowa District Dental Society. Dr. Matthew is also clinical supervisor for the Indian Hills Community College dental assistant program.