Rockford, IL Dentist

Matthew Lindsten, DDS

Matthew Lindsten, DDS, a Rockford dentist is pleased to be able to offer beautiful smiles to his neighbors in Rockford and the surrounding communities.

Dr. Lindsten earned his dental degree from The Ohio State University School of Dentistry, after earning his bachelor’s degree from Wheaton College. He is a member of the Winnebago County Dental Society, Chicago Dental Society, Seattle Study Club, Illinois State Dental Society, and American Dental Association. You may have seen him featured in the “Get to Know Me” column in the business section of the Rockford Register Star.

Dr. Lindsten has taken numerous postgraduate education courses, specifically selecting courses focusing on aesthetic dentistry and full mouth rehabilitation. His recent training includes such topics as veneers, denture fabrication, and TMJ treatment, and he has completed levels one and two of the Clinical Mastery Ultimate Occlusion Series on full mouth rehabilitation. This training allows him to provide his patients with more options for improving their bite and eliminating the painful symptoms that can come with malocclusion. His commitment to lifelong education ensures the highest level of care, both today and tomorrow.

Dr. Lindsten is an active participant in the community, serving as a mediator for the Winnebago County Dental Society. He and his wife Chrissy have two beautiful children, a son and a daughter. In his spare time, he enjoys basketball, attending local minor league baseball games, cooking, and gardening.


Jan has lived in Rockford for all of her life and has been working as our office manager for 35 years. The most enjoyable aspect of her job has been getting to know the patients and watching young patients grow up. She loves music and enjoys going to experience live music at the various venues in the area. She also enjoys spending time with her niece and niece’s family in Phoenix.


Jody was born, raised, and has lived in the Rockford area for her entire life. Jody and her husband have three children and two grandchildren. Most of her free time is spent with her grandchildren. Jody enjoys spending the day with them, taking them places and watching them grow daily. She also enjoys scuba diving. If she could go anywhere, she would go where there is a beach and warm weather. She especially likes the Riviera Maya and Cabo because of the clear blue water. One of Jody’s favorite places in Rockford is Anderson Gardens, especially in the spring. Jody has been working at the office for over 25 years, and loves catching up with our patients to learn about the milestones in their lives.


Tina was born and grew up in Lansing, Michigan. She has lived in Rockford for 20 years. Prior to moving to Rockford, Tina lived in Los Angeles and worked as a flight attendant. She and her husband have four children. Before working as a full time hygienist, Tina worked at First Free Church for the Mom’s Day Out program and was very involved in her children’s school, St. Bridget’s. She also coaches junior high volleyball and grade school basketball. For fun, Tina enjoys making crafts and going to craft shows. She especially enjoys making floral arrangements and scrapbooking. If she had two weeks off work, Tina would love to go boating with her family. Her family used to have a boat on Lake Michigan that they would take from Michigan to Door County, and she would like to recreate some of those memories. What Tina enjoys most about her job is meeting new people and learning new things from her patients.



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