Dr. Melanie Mattson
Dr. Mattson is a dentist and certified specialist in orthodontics. She was born and raised in the interior of British Columbia in the city of Trail. Her post secondary educational career began with undergraduate studies in microbiology at the University of Calgary, and continued at the University of Alberta where Dr. Mattson obtained her degree in dentistry. Upon graduation, she entered a general practice residency at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto, where she gained additional training in emergency dentistry, oral surgery and special care dentistry. Having this valuable experience during her residency motivated her to pursue a career in orthodontics. Dr. Mattson enrolled at the University of Britsh Columbia where she completed three years of specialty training in orthodontics and earned her Masters degree in craniofacial sciences. She is licensed as a Canadian board certified specialist, and is also a diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics. Dr. Mattson is happy to call beautiful Vancouver her home and considers herself very lucky to be a part of Dr. Gough's wonderful team at Family First Dental since 2011.