Matthew J. West, DMD, AEGD
Dr. West earned an Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) credential from the University of Oklahoma and a Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the Oregon Health Sciences University in Portland. Dr. West went to Northern Arizona University for his undergraduate studies. Before joining SEARHC in 2010, Dr. West was a dentist in Bethel for the Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corp. and deputy director of dental services with YKHC from 2006-10. Dr. West oversees SEARHC’s dental residency program through our partnership with Lutheran Medical Center Dental Medicine of Brooklyn, N.Y.
Dr. West serves as a certification board member for dental services with the Alaska Community Health Aide/Practitioner (CHAP) Program. He also is a graduate of the Kois Center (a continuing education program in esthetics, implant and restorative dentistry based in Seattle). Dr. West enjoys hiking, snowboarding, running and being a roller derby referee.