Dr. Matthew Riggs

Dr. Matthew Riggs is a third generation dentist in South Orange County. He carries on his family's legacy of providing outstanding dental care to the community. Dr. Riggs is committed to forming long-lasting relationships with his patients and to providing individualized treatment of the highest quality.

Dr. Riggs' passion for dentistry is exemplified by his countless hours of post-doctoral education. He is especially interested in the latest innovations in dental technology including CAD/CAM, laser, and implant dentistry. Dr. Riggs also stays active in the dental community by participating in a number of study clubs and organizations.

Education and Experience

After graduating from UC Santa Barbara with a degree in Biology and a minor in Philosophy, Dr. Riggs went on to attend the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry in San Francisco, Calif., one of the top dental schools in the United States. He earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree in 2009 and has been in our practice ever since.

Professional Memberships

  • shieldAmerican Dental Association
  • shieldCalifornia Dental Association
  • shieldOrange County Dental Society
  • shieldSpear Education Study Club
  • shieldSoCal CEREC Study Club
  • shieldNewport Coast Leadership Forum

 I love getting to know my patients and helping them meet their individual goals. -Dr. Riggs

Personal Interests

Dr. Riggs and his wife, Jessica, have two young boys: Dylan and Elliot. With any little free time Dr. Riggs enjoys snowboarding, woodworking, and following his favorite Southern California sports teams. Go Angels!

What People are Saying about Dr. Riggs

Dr. Riggs is the best dentist I've ever had. He completely revolutionized my outlook on dental visits, so calm and patient - answering all of my questions to make sure I fully understand everything that is going on

- Natalie - Mission Viejo