Our Team

Matthew J. Martin Endodontics

Our team is dedicated to providing the highest level of care for each of our patients in a comfortable and caring environment.  Our goal is to provide our services in a relaxing, low-stress environment and to provide a pain-free experience by using the most up to date techniques and technology based on sound clinical research.

Dr. Matthew Martin, D.D.S., M.S.

Dr. Matthew Martin was born in Peoria, Illinois, and was raised in Grand Blanc, Michigan. Dr. Martin attended the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, where he received his Bachelors of Arts in Psychology.  He then continued his studies at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry graduating in the top 5% of his class.  While at the University of Michigan he was inducted into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon national dental honor society.

Following graduation, Dr. Martin was accepted into the endodontic residency program at The Ohio State University, where he received his Specialty Certificate in Endodontics and Masters of Science degree.  During this time he underwent extensive training in non-surgical and surgical root canal procedures using the most current techniques and technology available.  During his residency, Dr. Martin conducted research and earned his Master of Science degree for his work on Articaine infiltration over the mandibular first molar.  Dr. Martin has been published in the Journal of Endodontics for his work with genetic transfer between bacteria in a root canal and has another publication in the Journal of Endodontics for his Master's degree work with local anesthetics.  His publications are:

  • Volume 34, Issue 5, Pages 570-574, May 2008.
  • Volume 37, Issue 5, Pages 588-592, May 2011.

Dr. Martin is a specialist member of the American Association of Endodontists, the American Dental Association, the Texas Dental Association, and the Dallas County Dental Association.  Dr. Martin is a board-eligible member of the American Association of Endodontists and has successfully completed the written and oral portions of the board certification examination.

In his free time, Dr. Martin enjoys working out, golfing, watching and playing sports (especially his beloved Michigan Wolverines), and spending time with his friends and family.

 

Gena Radcliff

A Texas native, Gena grew up in Terrell, Texas.  Gena graduated from College of Professional Assistants in 1974 and began her dental career as a registered dental assistant.  Gena began assisting Dr. Bledsoe in 1977 after he finished his endodontic residency.  She joined our team full-time in 1996.  Gena lives in Heath with her husband Ron and enjoys spending time with her daughters and two grandsons.  She also enjoys decorating and antiquing in her free time.