Dr. Matson was born in Honolulu, HI but grew up in eastern Washington state in a city called Kennewick. He attended the University of Washington in Seattle for undergrad, which is where he met and fell in love with his wife, Meghan. After receiving a BS in Biology, Dr. Matson spent the next few years working some odd jobs and traveling and volunteering in South and Central America. He returned back to the Pacific Northwest to once again to attend the University of Washington School of Dentistry, deciding early on that he would pursue the specialty of Pediatric Dentistry. After dental school, he and his wife moved to Dallas, where he completed his Masters and certificate of pediatric dentistry through the Texas A&M Health Sciences Baylor College of Dentistry. He is a board certified pediatric dentist and a member of the AAPD, ADA and TAPD.