Dr. Kristen Frantz

Dr. Kristen Frantz | Prosthodontist Dunmore PA

Dr. Kristen Frantz is a Periodontist and Prosthodontist Dual Specialist. Born and raised in Scranton, PA, Dr. Frantz earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Microbiology from the University of Rochester with a minor in Music.

She pursued her doctorate of dental medicine degree from Temple University’s Kornberg School of Dentistry in Philadelphia, PA. She finished at the top of her class and was inducted into Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honor Society. She received numerous awards including the American Academy of Periodontology Student Achievement Award, Philadelphia County Dental Society Award, Julia Moran Scholarship, Kramer Award, and Dean’s Scholarship.

Following dental school, she pursued further education and received her certificates in Periodontics and Prosthodontics alongside a Master of Science degree at the Eastman Institute for Oral Health at the University of Rochester, NY. Her research was involving numerous attachment systems for dental implant overdentures. During this time in residency, she was the recipient of awards from the American Prosthodontics Society and the American Academy for Dental Research Gerald N. Graser Award for clinical case series.

Dr. Frantz is an active member in the American Academy of Periodontology, the American College of Prosthodontists, and the American Dental Association.

Dr. Frantz and her husband, Dr. Brendan Matthews, who is completing his Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery residency in June 2022, recently welcomed their daughter, Madison, and are excited to be relocating back to the Scranton area!

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