Board Certified Implant Specialist Matthew J. Holtan, DDS - Specialists in Implant Dentistry

Matthew J. Holtan, DDS

Board Certified Specialist in Implant Dentistry

Dr. Matthew Holtan graduated from Marquette University with a Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences and later graduated again with his degree in Dentistry. Dr. Holtan received the American Academy of Implant Dentistry’s Student Achievement award and developed an early interest in dental implant therapy. He is a graduate of the AAID Maxicourse in Implant Dentistry and received his training in parenteral conscious sedation from the University of Alabama, Birmingham.

Dr Holtan is a Fellow of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry and a Diplomate in the American Board of Oral Implantology, which signifies Board Certification in Implant Dentistry. Dr. Holtan has focused his time and energy in helping patients transition from dentures or a terminal dentition into a fixed/permanent replacement solution. In most cases, this is done using a SameDay Approach. He has spoken professionally and has traveled the world seeking the most advanced treatment solutions for his patients.


  • Marquette University & Marquette University School of Dentistry: BS in Biological Sciences, DDS
  • University of Alabama –
    Birmingham: Parenteral Conscious Sedation Certification
  • Georgia Health Sciences (AAID): MaxiCourse Implant Dentistry


  • American Academy of Implant Dentistry’s Student Achievement Award
  • Ministry Dental Clinic
  • Give Kids a Smile


  • Fellow – American Academy of Implant Dentistry
  • Diplomate – American Board of Oral Implantology

Dr. Matthew Holtan’s Video Highlights

Why Choose A Specialist in Implant Dentistry?

Choosing a dentist to perform your procedure is a big decision. When making this choice, it is important to consider experience and training. At Specialists in Implant Dentistry, our main focus is creating a perfect smile for our patients using dental implants.

Dr. Matthew Holtan is a board certified implant specialist. Dental specialists receive up to four years more schooling than a standard dentist. Many dentists that place dental implants receive their training at a weekend continuing education course that can be completed in as little as 16 hours. Dr. Holtan has spent over 17,000 hours performing dental procedures such as dental implants.

This provides him with a greater knowledge of how to best help patients fix their oral problems. When taking into consideration how much time Dr. Holtan has devoted to becoming one of the nation’s leading implant specialists, the choice of who to trust with your teeth is clear.

Our Team & Credentials

Melissa, Treatment Coordinator | Specialists in Implant Dentistry



A Michigan transplant, Melissa has been assisting patients in Naples since 2001. She enjoys helping patients accomplish their dental goals and takes pride in how our dental treatment changes people’s lives.

London, Dental Assisstant | Specialists in Implant Dentistry



Born in Pittsburgh and raised in Delaware, London has spent most of her life in the North East.  In 2014, she and her husband relocated to Marco Island where they put down roots and started a family.  London brings over 10 years of surgical dental assisting experience to our office, and loves being an integral part of changing lives one smile at a time.

Deanna, Dental Assisstant | Specialists in Implant Dentistry



The year 2019 brought many changes, most importantly it brought DeAnna to our practice. DeAnna brings with her 8 years of chairside assisting and knowledge in surgery and restorative dentistry. She is always ready to serve and treat our patients and is an invaluable asset to our office. Outside of work, DeAnna enjoys worshiping at her church and spending time with her beautiful two children and family.

Amanda, Patient Coordinator | Specialists in Implant Dentistry



Amanda is originally from Ohio and loves her Buckeyes.  She has been in dentistry for over 10 years as not only an administrative assistant, but also a certified dental assistant.  Amanda enjoys working in a fun, organized and professional dental office like Specialists in Implant Dentistry.

Susan, Hygenist | Specialists in Implant Dentistry



Susan is originally from Memphis, Tennessee.  She graduated from Central Michigan University with a bachelor’s degree in Dental Hygiene.  She worked half of her life in a small town in Michigan where she was transplanted as a young girl.  With 27 years of experience, she takes pride in her profession that she couldn’t love more………almost as much as her pugs – El Choppo and Jaanu.

Dash Holtan - Office Mascot | Specialists in Implant Dentistry



Dash enjoys long walks on the beach, playing with his toys, hanging out with his friends at doggie daycare and spending quality time with his Dad watching the Green Bay Packers.  He also stops by the office from time to time to keep up staff moral, and make sure everyone is reaching their full potential.