Dr. Matthew Rudolph attended Fort Lee High School in New Jersey. Earned a Bachelor of Science in biology from Tulane University College of Arts and Sciences in New Orleans, Louisiana. After completing his undergraduate studies he moved on to the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He received the University of Pennsylvania award for excellence in Periodontics. While a dental student he was selected for the Health Sciences Collegiate Program with the United States Navy. While serving in the Navy he served as a general dentist for five years including deployments on the USS John F Kennedy (CV 67) and the USS Frank Cable (AS 40). Dr. Rudolph was selected for post-graduate training in periodontics at the University of Florida College of Dentistry in Gainesville, Florida. There he won the Billy M. Pennel Award from the Southern Academy of Periodontology. After serving as Department Head at the Branch Dental Clinic at Naval Support Activity Mid-South in Millington, Tennessee he returned with his family to the Philadelphia area where continues to reside and practice. Dr. Rudolph is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontics. He is married to Dr. Kimberly Jones-Rudolph, an orthodontist, and they have three children.