About Your Dentist – Family Dental Care of Medina

About Your Dentist

Matthew Kirlough, DDS

"My mission has always been to treat everyone like family in an open, positive and flexible manner. I want my patients to feel welcome in the office and most importantly, calm and comfortable in my dental chair. I strive to provide my patients with quality oral health by staying up-to-date on the latest techniques in the industry and attending continuing education courses."

Education

Ohio State University College of Dentistry Columbus, Ohio

Continuing Education & Professional Memberships

Dr. Kirlough spent 16 years at Metro Health Medical Center as a resident, Chief resident and attending dentistry, Director of the General Practice Residency program and lastly Vice Chairman for the Department of Oral Health. He is a former President of the OSU Dental Alumni Society where he served the College of Dentistry for 7 years on the alumni society board. Dr. Kirlough is an active member of the American Dental Association, Ohio Dental Association and the Greater Cleveland Dental Society, where he currently serves as a Board Trustee.

Life & Hobbies

Dr. Kirlough's greatest accomplishment is his family. He is happily married to his wife, Renee, whom is a 5th grade school teacher in the Buckeye Local School system. They have three children, Brianna, Olivia, and Alex. When not watching his children and wife in their sporting activities, Dr. Kirlough follows all Cleveland sports teams and Ohio State University athletics. Whenever he can find time, he loves to hunt, fish, camp and get involed in any outdoor activities. His favorite place to visit is the island of Aruba where his family tries to vacation once a year. He is also an active member in the community. Dr. Kirlough was born and raised in Brooklyn, Ohio where he is still a member of the Brooklyn Kiwanis and supports their efforts to improve his hometown. A resident of Valley City for the past decade, he and his family are members of St. Martin of Tours church. He is a member of the Knights of Columbus at St. Martin's and is a member of the Men's Fellowship group. Dr. Kirlough is a big supporter of public education and has helped Buckeye Local Schools with levy campaigns and is a long standing trustee on the Buckeye Education Foundation.