Dr. Matt Eggenberger is originally from Woodbury, Minnesota, but has been a proud resident of Arkansas since 2011. Dr. Eggenberger graduated from the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology in 2006 and immediately following completion of his undergraduate studies Dr. Eggenberger was accepted into the Doctor of Dental Surgery Program at the University of Southern California School of Dentistry, Los Angeles. In 2007, while in his first year of dental school, Dr. Eggenberger was commissioned into the United States Air Force through direct appointment as an awardee of military scholarship. During his dental school career Dr. Eggenberger received multiple clinical awards and showcased his volunteerism through Remote Area Medical and as a staff member with the USC Mobile Dental Clinic, providing free dental care to children in underserved communities in Central California. Upon graduation in 2010, Dr. Eggenberger proceeded directly into an Air Force 1-year Advanced Education in General Dentistry Residency then went on to serve a 5-year tour of Active Duty, including a deployment in 2013, and separated in 2015. Soon after, Dr. Eggenberger transitioned into the Air Force Reserve to continue his military service and currently serves as the Chief of Dental Services at with the 913th Aerospace Medicine Squadron at Little Rock Air Force Base.
Dr. Eggenberger enjoys the variety, creativity, and art involved in practicing general dentistry and particularly gravitates toward the detail and precision involved in cosmetic dentistry. He prides himself on building relationships with his patients and being able to provide high-quality comprehensive care to ensure they are proud of their smile and help them maintain their dental health for a lifetime. Dr. Eggenberger feels lucky and grateful to be a part of a patient-centered, team-focused practice like Saline Dental and looks forward to serving his community each and every day.
Outside of dentistry, Dr. Eggenberger finds the greatest joy in spending quality time with his growing family as well as being in the company of good friends. A fan of the outdoors, he quickly fell in love with all that The Natural State has to offer and appreciates hiking, golf, biking, and frequent trips to the lake.