Matthew J. Conquest, DMD
Dr. Conquest was born and raised in Flushing, Michigan. He received his undergraduate degree in Biology from Lake Superior State University in 2001 and his Doctorate in Medical Dentistry from the University of Pittsburgh in 2005. Upon graduation, he was awarded membership in the Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society.
Following graduation from dental school, Dr. Conquest was commissioned as an officer in the United States Navy. He then completed a one year General Practice Residency at Balboa Naval Medical Center in San Diego, California. This residency program provided Dr. Conquest with advanced training in all aspects of dentistry with an emphasis on the management of hospital based patients. Dr. Conquest was then ordered to Norfolk, Virginia where he had the unique experience of serving as a Dental Officer for two years aboard the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise.
Upon completion of his service with the US Navy in 2008, Dr. Conquest commenced specialized training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in Memphis, Tennessee. While undergoing training he completed rotations in anesthesia, general surgery, plastic surgery, head and neck surgery, oculoplastic surgery and internal medicine. During his fourth year Dr. Conquest served as the chief resident of the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery department at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center.
Dr. Conquest practices a full scope of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, and has particular interests in dental implants, bone grafting/reconstruction, and corrective jaw surgery. He is a board certified diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, an active Fellow of both the American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, a member of the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology, and a Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry.
Dr. Conquest has been married to his wife Kate since 2004 and has three children, Jack, Audrey, and Henry. When he is not working or enjoying his family, Dr. Conquest spends his time playing hockey, running, swimming, biking, reading, and cheering for the Black and Gold. He and his family are thrilled to be back in Pittsburgh and are enjoying everything that this beautiful city has to offer!