Meet Dr. Matthew Detar
Dr. Matthew Detar received his Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg in 2003. He moved on to pursue his career in dentistry and graduated magna cum laude from VCU School of Dentistry in Richmond in 2007. Following a one year post-doctorate dental residency in St. Petersburg FL, he entered private practice near Richmond, VA and practiced general dentistry for 3 years before deciding to continue his education in the specialty of Endodontics. Dr. Detar taught for one year as a full time associate faculty member in the Department of Endodontics before completing his Endodontic residency program in 2014. He joined Manassas Endodontics in the summer of 2014 and has been a partner with Dr. Thorpe for the past 5 years. As a local who grew up in nearby Ashburn, he is happy to be in the northern VA community to be close to family and friends.
In his spare time, Dr. Detar enjoys D.C. sports, traveling, continuing education and volunteering. Dr. Detar works closely with the Northern VA Dental Clinics on a monthly basis to provide free Endodontics services for low income residents. He was recently awarded the Ellen S. Flannagan award for volunteer services by the Northern Virginia Dental Society for his commitment to helping those less fortunate in our area. In addition, he has been recognized by his dental peers as a Top Dentist in Northern Virginia Magazine as well as Virginia Living Magazine. For the past 4 years, Dr. Detar has also served as a delegate for the northern VA component of the Virginia Dental Association. And in October, he completed the National Dental Seminar in Homeopathy.
Dr. Detar is a Diplomate of the American Board of Endodontics, committed to practicing the highest level of endodontics. He is a member of the Virginia Dental Association, the Northern Virginia Dental Society, the American Association of Endodontists, and the Southern Endodontic Study Club.