Dr. Matthew Ng received his undergraduate degree in Microbiology at the University of Manitoba in Canada, graduating with distinction. He continued his studies at the same institution, obtaining his Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) degree and receiving a number of awards and honors. After graduating, Dr. Ng left Canada to attend one of the most prestigious orthodontic programs in the country at the Center of Advanced Dental Education at Saint Louis University in St. Louis, Missouri. For his master’s thesis, he studied the elements of a beautiful smile and profile aesthetics. Dr. Ng became a Board Certified orthodontist in Canada in 2005 and earned the same distinction with the American Board of Orthodontics in 2007.
Dr. Ng and his team are dedicated to continuing education courses to stay informed of the current advances in the specialty of orthodontics. This includes local courses, study clubs and national seminars that not only focus on orthodontics but also target a multidisciplinary approach dealing with other dental specialists. Dr. Ng lectures nationally and internationally on early orthodontic treatment, aesthetic treatment alternatives for adults, multidisciplinary management of the adult orthodontic patient and practice management. He is an affiliate member of the prestigious Angle Society – Southwest Component and also an active member of the College of Diplomates of the American Board of Orthodontics.
Dr. Ng is an active member in the profession. He currently serves on the board of directors of the Texas Association of Orthodontists and is one of three Texas directors for the Southwest Society of Orthodontists. Dr. Ng is an active person and loves to do anything outdoors. His hobbies include running, cycling and adventure travel. Some highlights of his adventure travel include reaching the summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro, hiking the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu and mountaineering in the Argentinian and Chilean Patagonia. Dr. Ng also enjoys charitable work and giving something back to not only the profession but to the underserved, locally and around the world. He has served on a number of dental missions in Central and South America and belongs to a number of domestic charitable organizations, including the Smiles Change Lives program. He also serves as the Texas coordinator for the Donated Orthodontic Services Program sponsored by the American Association of Orthodontists.