Austin dentist Dr. Dan Matthews with his friendly, professional dental staff.

Dentist Austin

Dr. Dan Matthews

Dr. Dan Matthews Austin DentistDr. Dan Matthews is originally from LaFeria, Texas, in the lower Rio Grande Valley. His college career began at The University of Texas where he graduated in three years. Pursuing his interest in dentistry, Dan attended the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, which has been rated the number one dental school in the nation. Upon graduation, he was accepted into a hospital-based General Practice Residency at the Audie Murphy Veterans Hospital in San Antonio. Soon afterwards he moved to the Valley, where he developed a successful restorative and cosmetic dental practice. He relocated to become a Dentist Austin in 1997 and has practiced dentistry for over twenty years.

In organized dentistry, Dr. Matthews has served as President and Vice President of the Rio Grande Valley Dental Society and his local chapter of the Academy of General Dentistry. He has been a delegate to the Texas Dental Association and the American Academy of General Dentistry. Currently he maintains membership in the American Dental Association, Texas Dental Association, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, American Equilibration Society, and the Capital Area Dental Society.

Dr. Matthews’ home-life included coaching Little League Baseball, serving on the Administrative Board of his church and also serving as President of the Elementary School PTA where his children attended. He loves fishing, poetry and the outdoors.

Dr. Matthews regularly volunteers his services through “Christina’s Smiles,” a charity which provides complementary dental care for disadvantaged children, and with “The Theo Project,” a mobile dental office that travels to low-income schools providing treatment and dental health education. He also volunteers his time with the Round Rock Health Clinic, a nonprofit organization which provides health care services to underprivileged families.

If you are looking for a dentist in Austin, contact Dr. Dan Matthews today at 512-520-0606 or book an appointment using our online form.

Terri Park

Treatment Coordinator for Austin Dentist

Terri grew up on Lake Travis in the Lago Vista area attending Leander High School, Austin Community College, and Austin Peay University in Tennessee. Terri has been employed in the dental field for over 20 years and with Dr. Matthews, a dentist in Austin, for the last 10 years and continues to enjoy and appreciate getting to interact with patients on a personal level.  She sincerely loves dentistry and the incredible ability dentistry has of changing a person’s life.

Terri has lived in the Leander/Cedar Park area for the past 25 years.  She has two sons and 1 grandson.  Terri spends most of her free time boating and entertaining family and friends.

Johnna McQuillan

Business/Financial Coordinator for dentist in Austin

Dentist AustinJohnna grew up in Graham, Texas just miles away from Possum Kingdom Lake before moving to the Austin area in 1983. Johnna graduated from Pflugerville High School in 1991 and went on to study International Business and Accounting at the University of North Texas in Denton. She has been in the healthcare industry for over 15 years working with patients, insurance and third party finance companies to help the patients who visit the dentist in Austin accomplish their hopes and dreams.

Johnna lives in Cedar Park with her husband of 17 years, Nathan and their two daughters, Katy and Jessi. They are actively involved in their children’s schools, their church and children’s youth group. Katy plays golf for Leander High School and Jessi is actively involved in dance and tumbling.

Christie Matthews

Registered Dental Assistant for an Austin Dentist

Dentist AustinChristie spent most of her childhood growing up in Oklahoma. She graduated from Wanette High School and then attended The University of Oklahoma Dental School where she received a Registered Dental Assistant Degree in 1988. After working as a Dental Assistant in Oklahoma for several years, she moved to Texas in 1993 and continued her dental career at an Austin dentist office.

She attributes her success to her desire to make dentist Austin patients feel comfortable and let them know they are in the best hands possible. She truly enjoys interacting with her patients and has a wonderful “chair side” manner.

Christie has a son in Oklahoma and two daughters in the Austin area. She currently resides in the Lake Travis area with her husband, Barry. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends on the lake, gardening, baking and spoiling her Yorkies and Toy Aussies.

Julie Payne

Dental Hygienist, B.S.R.D.H. for an Austin Dentist


Julie grew up in Bridgeport, Texas just outside of Ft. Worth. She graduated from Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls, Texas with a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene. Julie has been practicing dental hygiene for the past 16 years. She feels truly blessed to have this career because she loves getting to know her patients and giving them the utmost in dental care with an emphasis in nutritional education. She loves being a part of this wonderful dentist Austin practice.

Julie is married to her long time friend, Darrin, whom she went to school with from Kindergarten through 12th grade. She has two boys, Gavin and Canon. She is very close to her family and friends. Julie has a Yorkie named Reid. Julie spends her free time with church activities, gardening, decorating, cooking, sewing and exercising.