Your Pediatric & Special Needs Dentist in Hockessin
451 Hockessin Corners, Hockessin, DE 19707
Call Us(302) 234-2440

Mary Katherine Matthews DMD

About Us

Dr. Katie’s emphasis on patient comfort, as well as keeping up-to-date with the latest advancements in pediatric dentistry, enable her to provide her patients with the best quality of care in the field. Her compassionate care philosophy starts with patiently listening to you and your child. Then, after a
complete and thorough examination, she reviews and discusses the diagnosis and treatment options available for your child.

She invites you to be present with your child during the examination and all treatment visits.


  • Bachelor of Science from Villanova University
  • Doctor of Medical Dentistry from Temple University School of Dentistry
  • Post- graduate residency in Pediatric and Special Needs Dentistry from Temple University Hospital
  • Diplomate, American Board of Pediatric Dentistry
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Current Memberships

  • American Association of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD)
  • American Board of Pediatric Dentistry (ABPD)
  • American Dental Association (ADA)
  • Delaware State Dental Society
  • Omicron Kappa Upsilon Dental Honor Society
  • Delaware Oral Health Coalition – Access Committee
  • Head Start Dental Home Initiative State Team Leader (DE)
  • Hospital Affiliation- Christiana Care Health System, Wilmington DE


Our Philosophy

Our team consists of dedicated individuals who are kind, friendly, and caring. Our staff is here to ensure a pleasant experience during your visit to our office. Our team includes experienced and energetic people whose goal is to communicate well with our patients and provide the best care possible.

  • We put our patients’ needs first
  • We create a comfortable environment
  • We provide quality and comprehensive care

Mary Katherine Matthews, DMD

Experienced Hockessin Pediatric Dentist

Dr. Katie Matthews is a Board Certified pediatric dentist who is committed to helping parents and children establish a dental home by age one. Early education and routine preventive care promote healthy habits. Dr. Katie is happy to accommodate the special needs of each and every child.

Mary Katherine Matthews DMD

Pediatric & Special Needs Dentistry

what parents say

Dr. Mary Katherine Matthews Testimonials

Dr. Kate was wonderful with my son. She did the checking and the cleaning of his teeth. He had his first x-ray at the age of 14 and he did well with the “Astronaut” machine. He and I were able to see the full picture of his teeth including the start of his wisdom teeth. Dr. Kate answered all my questions. We are very pleased.

Marie G.

Actual Patient

The dental visit with our 6 year old was amazing! Our child has typically been very anxious about dental care. He left his appointment today saying that he “likes going to the dentist.” Everyone was very patient, kind and caring! Thank you again for this wonderful experience!

Nicole B.

Actual Patient

It is obvious that Dr. Katie cares about children. She took her time with my three-year-old son and explained everything that she was doing. I felt very comfortable, and so did he. Thank you!

Jennifer B.

Actual Patient
Phone: (302) 234-2440
Fax: (302) 234-2444

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