Dentist – Harker Heights, TX

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Dr. Matthew Tochterman

Dr. Tochterman

Originating from San Marcos, TX, Dr. Tochterman is extremely passionate about helping patients maintain and improve their beautiful and healthy smiles. Not only does he get to meet new people every day, but he also has the opportunity to make a positive difference in the lives of others just like he’s always wanted. He finds it incredibly fulfilling to use his knowledge and skills to educate others on their oral health while helping them get a smile they can be proud of. Read on to learn more about his credentials and background before coming in for your visit!

Why Did You Decide to Become a Dentist?

Growing up, Dr. Tochterman was always watching his grandpa work at his practice, as he was also a dentist. The best part was having the chance to see how he made a difference in his community and the lives of his patients. This ended up sparking a desire in him to pursue dentistry as well as an interest in biomedical sciences and working in the field of healthcare. Today, he gets to create positive change while doing something he loves.

Where Did You Study Dentistry?

Dr. Tochterman attended Southwestern Adventist University before studying at Loma Linda University School of Dentistry for his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. While there, he was able to gain valuable experience seeing various kinds of patients and learning to practice compassionate dentistry. He is also committed to continuing education to stay up to date with the latest in dentistry and is even a member of the American Dental Association.

Outside the Dental Office, What Do You Like to Do?

Whenever he isn’t at the office treating pearly whites, Dr. Tochterman is likely spending his time outdoors, playing sports, watching the Texas Rangers or Dallas Stars play, walking his dog, or hanging out with family and friends. He and his wife also enjoy exploring new places for adventures as well as staying at home to watch movies together.