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Meet Dr. Flugstad | Dentist Edmonds

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Matthew Flugstad, DDS.

Dr. Matthew Flugstad

Our mission at Dayton Dental is to provide you and your family with the best possible dental experience available. Each member of our team has been hand picked to be the best at what they do and align with this goal to give you a warm and caring experience.

"After being in practice for several years now, I have learned that dentistry is not really about teeth, it is about people and relationships. The delivery of dental care is a very sensitive and personal event that is best accomplished in an environment of trust and understanding. If trust is not present, there is a serious strain on the doctor patient relationship. If understanding is not present, you may feel like you are being presented something that you do not “need.” My goal is to earn your trust and to help you understand what is best for your oral health.

It is my belief that as a patient you should have an active role in your oral healthcare decisions. My team and I are not here to “tell” you what you need. In addition, you should never feel like you are being talked into treatment. We are here to educate and help you understand the “why” of what is occurring and provide you with solutions to help keep your mouth healthy. My personal philosophy is that I will not recommend treatment for you that I would not recommend for my wife, daughter, mother or father."

Dr. Matthew Flugstad

Dr. Matthew Flugstad, a Seattle native studied Biochemistry at Westmont College in Santa Barbara before returning home to complete his studies at the University of Washington School of Dentistry. He lives locally with his wife Alexandra, daughter Anastasia and their dog Rusty. Outside of the office, Dr. Flugstad enjoys traveling, skiing, jogging, movies, reading and barbecuing on his Big Green Egg.

Favorite local spots: waterfront, dog park, Five, Salt and Iron, Revelations Yogurt

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My experiences at Dayton Dental have been exceptional! Everyone from the receptionist to the hygentist to the dentist provide amazing care and treatment.

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I have been going to Dayton Dental for over 15 years and I wont go anywhere else. All of the staff at Dayton Dental are professional, courteous and put the needs of the patient first. If I have questions Dr. Flugstad or one of his amazing staff will take the time to explain every aspect of my dental health.

Noel K. on Google

I have been going to Dayton Dental for over 10 years. The entire staff is truly amazing. They are professional, educated, informed, personable and just really good at what they do.

Nancy P. on Google

I appreciate the long term approach that Dr Flugstad has for dental care. He keeps a close watch to the progress of my teeth, and doesn't do any unnecessary work. When I have a longer visit, I am able to watch TV while work is done on my teeth. Highly recommended!

Ivy D. on Google

My husband and I have been going to Dayton Dental for many years. Dr. Flugstad is truly a wonderful dentist! Very knowledgeable and kind. He doesn't do a procedure unless he feels it is absolutely necessary.

Jeri B. on Google

Dr. Flugstad has been my dentist for the last five years. I would recommend him to anyone I know or care about if they are looking for a great, ethical, honest, caring dentist.

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