Dr. Matos is a Portuguese-American who was born and raised in Elizabeth. She attended dental school at the New York University College of Dentistry and graduated with honors. She then completed their two year postdoctoral training program and was awarded specialty certification in pediatric dentistry.
As a pediatric dentist who is also a mother, Dr. Matos believes children are a special gift. Her dental team at Dr. Matos’s Growing Smiles, P.A. treats children with the utmost care and compassion in a safe and caring environment. From teething infants to appearance-conscious teenagers, Dr. Matos provides dental care based on dental research, clinical experience and advanced education. As an expert in dental development, she provides comprehensive services such as preventive dentistry, sealants, restorative dentistry, preventive and interceptive orthodontics, infant dental care, pediatric dental trauma, oral surgery, cosmetic bonding, cosmetic bleaching and more, to children of all ages.
With her blend of spirit, a bubbly yet soothing demeanor, and an extensive professional education, she excels in the profession of children’s dentistry. She’s a natural at hospitality, mostly valuing the gift of relationships, which makes her a perfect choice for the young and/or anxious dental patient. Aiming for smiles (and maybe a chuckle or two), Dr. Matos explains dental procedures in a way that is appropriate to the child’s age and his/her unique personality. Children were on her mind when she designed her office and trained her staff.
Dr. Matos is a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, the American Dental Association and the Union County Dental Society.
Out of the office, Dr. Matos enjoys dancing, music, cooking, and values precious everyday moments with her family. She resides in New Jersey with her husband and three boys. She is fluent in English, Portuguese and Spanish.