Matt Walton, DMD, Board Certified Orthodontist
Dr. Matt Walton is an orthodontic specialist with over 21 years of experience. Born the first of six siblings in Davenport, Iowa, his family relocated to San Diego, California, and then later to Atlanta, Georgia.
"I knew by the eighth grade that I wanted to be an orthodontist."
Dr. Walton graduated from Marist High School, where he excelled in athletics. He earned an athletic scholarship to play baseball at the University of Georgia and received a B.S. in Pre-Dentistry. In 1982, he was named the University of Georgia’s top male scholar-athlete (highest GPA).
Dr. Walton continued on to attend the Medical College of Georgia for four years, where he graduated with a D.M.D. degree among the Top 5 in his class. Following that, he headed up to Boston, Massachusetts to complete his orthodontic residency at the prestigious Henry M. Goldman School of Graduate Dentistry at Boston University. After completing his residency in orthodontics, Dr. Walton began his professional career back in the Atlanta area.
Dr. Walton is one of only 30% of all orthodontists worldwide who is certified by the American Board of Orthodontics. He is also a member of the American Association of Orthodontists, American Dental Association, Southern Association of Orthodontists, Georgia Association of Orthodontists and the College of Diplomates of the American Board of Orthodontists. Dr. Walton has also been acknowledged in the American Journal of Orthodontics for his research on temporomandibular joint tomography.
Dr. Walton resides in Milton. When he is not creating beautiful smiles, Dr. Walton likes to spend time with his wife Laura and 3 kids. He has 3 boys, Garrett, Kelton and Colin. He enjoys exercising, skiing, listening to music and collecting historical autographs.