orthodontist matsumoto stands with orthodontic team holding giant scissors for cutting a ribbonPictured (l to r): Chloe, Fabiola, Karen Matsumoto, and Dr. Ken Matsumoto, DMD, MS, ABO


WILMINGTON, NORTH CAROLINA, April 20, 2023 – Matsumoto Orthodontics & Periodontics, a leading orthodontics practice, is proud to announce its opening in Wilmington, NC. To celebrate this occasion, the Wilmington Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony on March 9, 2023 at Matsumoto Orthodontics & Periodontics at 8115 Market St. Suite 208 Wilmington, NC 28411.

Since opening, the practice has established itself as a trusted provider of quality orthodontic care in the area, and its team of experienced professionals has helped dozens of patients achieve healthy, beautiful smiles.

Dr. Ken Matsumoto is a Dual Trained and Board-Certified Orthodontist and Periodontist. He’s the only dual trained specialist in the area, and one of only a few providers in the entire country. In addition to his dental professional organization memberships, Dr. Matsumoto is also an active member of the Wilmington Chamber of Commerce.

Matsumoto Orthodontics & Periodontics specializes in a unique blend of orthodontic and periodontic treatments, including maxillary skeletal expanders (MSE)  and dental expanders, sleep apnea treatment, surgically -facilitated orthodontic therapy (SFOT), and more. Dr. Matsumoto believes early intervention (Phase I treatment, early treatment) is the key for successful orthodontic treatment. He can evaluate adolescents as early as 5 years old and confirms their healthy skeletal and dental growth. His desire is to address potential severe skeletal problems and minimize orthodontic treatment time. The practice has also invested in state-of-the-art technology to provide patients with the most advanced and effective treatments.

Currently, Matsumoto Orthodontics and Periodontics is offering a complimentary orthodontic consultation for new patients in April 2023 (offer value up to $450).



About Matsumoto Orthodontics & Periodontics 

Matsumoto Orthodontics & Periodontics provides the highest quality of comprehensive orthodontic care to families at Porters Neck in Wilmington, North Carolina. Dr. Matsumoto blends orthodontics with periodontics to provide efficient treatment solutions, including different types of advanced braces, Brius, and Invisalign for all ages, that aim to prevent future issues and empower patients to live a brighter future. To learn more, visit

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