About Your Dentist
Originally from Salt Lake City, Utah, Dr. Russell Morrow attended New York University College of Dentistry earning his Doctorate of Dental Surgery. He completed his undergraduate education at the University of Utah, with a major in Exercise Sports Science. He is a graduate of Las Vegas Institute for Aesthetic Dentistry and is a Presidents Club recipient from Heartland Dental from 2012, 2013 and 2014 for his leadership, advanced dental skill and service to the dental community. He has been placed among Americas Top Dentists numerous times and is a Preferred Provider and lecturer for Invisalign invisible braces. He is a member of the Arizona State Board.
Dr. Morrow is committed to giving back to the community by doing numerous free dental days throughout the Phoenix area and provides dental education in many of the local elementary schools. He is a Lead Doctor Mentor for Heartland Dental, overseeing the growth of over 140 doctors in 6 states. He leads continuing education classes for new dentists allowing them to become proficient in dental basics like painless root canals and wisdom teeth removal. Additionally, he leads an annual Aesthetic Continuum where his focus is on transforming smiles for the underprivileged individuals in the Phoenix area. Dr. Morrow holds continuing education in the highest regard in order to give his patients the best of care in the most comfortable way.
When not providing dentistry, Dr. Morrow loves traveling with his wife Rebecca and his daughters Jayne and Reagan. They are avid water/snow skiers, hikers, and Dr. Morrow has a passion for golf and other outdoor sports. Dr. Morrow also served a full-time two-year church service mission to Nebraska and provides dentistry in underdeveloped nations while on dental missions.
"Don't rush when you brush!"
"After little success as a standup comedian, I decided to help people smile on a professional level as a dentist. As a foodie and amateur chef, I want everyone to be able to enjoy their meals with a healthy bite and confident smile."
Midwestern University, Doctorate of Dental Medicine – Glendale, AZ
Dr. Matatova is currently an active member of the American Dental Association and Academy of Laser Dentistry.
Life & Hobbies
On the weekends, Dr. Matatova enjoys salsa (both dancing and the food), reading Game of Thrones theories, and watching Friends on repeat. Having both lived and traveled abroad, Dr. Matatova loves talking travel and would love to share her stories with you during your next visit!