Dr. Matthew D. Freitas was raised in Chelmsford, MA. While in high school, he won state championship in both diving and pole vaulting. He is a graduate of Brown University where he received his Bachelor of Science degree in neuroscience and competed on the varsity swimming and diving team. At Brown he was awarded a teaching and research assistantship scholarship in neuroscience and earned the scholar athlete award. Dr. Matt received his dental degree from Tufts University. While at Tufts, he focused his training in pediatric dentistry and specialized training in the treatment of cleft lip and palate.
Dr. Matt obtained his post-graduate specialty training in pediatric dentistry as chief resident at the Lutheran Pediatric Dentistry Specialty Program in Providence, RI. He also completed specialized training in presurgical treatment of cleft lip and palate at New York University. During his residency he was on the cleft team at Hasbro Hospital in Rhode Island, providing presurgical nasoalveolar molding (NAM) for infants with clefts.
In 2020, Dr. Matt was recognized among the “10 Under Ten” by the Massachusetts Dental Society. This recognition is given to 10 dentists every year who have graduated from dental school within the past 10 years, are a Massachusetts Dental Society member, and have made significant contributions to their profession, their community, and organized dentistry.
Dr. Matt is a Board Certified Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. He is a member of the American Dental Association, the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and the Massachusetts Dental Society.
Currently, Dr. Matt resides in Chelmsford, MA with his partner, their three children Miles, Ava and Finn, and their two goldendoodle dogs. He is an avid long-distance runner and has completed several marathons. He enjoys spending time with his family, running and travel.