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Dr. Matt Rice

Family Dental Health of Easley

Dr. Matt Rice

Fun Facts with Dr. Rice

Q: What’s your idea of a perfect vacation? Weekend trip to the mountains for either skiing or hiking

Q: What’s your go-to karaoke song? Billy Joel, Piano Man. I love Billy Joel and I feel like that is the perfect karaoke song.


  • Erskine College
  • Medical University of South Carolina

Dr. Rice's Story

Dr. Matthew Rice was born in Greer, SC. He attended Southside Christian School from K-5 through twelfth grade. During his high school years, Matt developed an interest in dentistry which led him to pursue a degree in Chemistry with emphasis on biochemistry from Erskine College. Matt went on to attend the Medical University of South Carolina to earn his Doctorate in Dental Medicine.    

Prior to starting dental school, Matt was awarded the highly competitive Health Professions Scholarship through the US Army. Matt completed a year-long residency in Advanced Education in General Dentistry at Fort Carson, CO where he broadened his knowledge and skill set. Following his residency program, Matt joined the 4th Infantry Division in Fort Carson, CO as a Brigade Dentist. Matt was honored to train and deploy with his unit to Kuwait and Iraq in 2019. Matt’s next assignment was with the Dental Health Activity at Fort Stewart, GA. Matt and his team were responsible for delivering dental care to the soldiers of the 3rd Infantry Division and Fort Stewart. Following the completion of his commitment in the US Army, Matt and his family were excited to return home to the Upstate of South Carolina.   

Dr. Rice and his wife, Kari, have three children: Owen, Max, and Emma. They love spending time outdoors and enjoying all that the Upstate has to offer. Some of Matt’s interests include hiking, skiing, running, coffee, new restaurants and spending time with family and friends. 

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