"It’s a gift to be able to do what I do. I love giving my patients a great smile, one that increases their confidence in every interaction. Even more, I enjoy getting to know the person behind the smile and learning who they are. Each person has their own experiences and stories to share, and that's perhaps the best part of my job - hearing those stories, building lasting relationships, and changing smiles and lives along the way."
"I love that I get to work with people of all ages, from all walks of life. It’s humbling to be entrusted with someone’s smile, and I take that responsibility to heart."
-Dr. Matthew Heim
Orthodontics is a constantly changing field. The ongoing innovations in technology and treatments require an orthodontist to pursue continuing education (CE) in order to remain current. Dr. Heim avails himself of many CE opportunities throughout the year. By attending local, regional, and national conferences, and participating in a local study club, Dr. Heim ensures his patients have the best treatment options and care experience.
Dr. Heim is also a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry.
Dr. Heim grew up in Green Bay, WI. He’s called northwest Oklahoma City his home since 2003. When not working, Dr. Heim is usually spending time with his wife, Somer, who’s a pediatric dentist, and their three young children, Bennett, Blaire, and Briar. Their family also consists of their Cavalier King Charles Spaniel named Oscar.
Dr. Heim is active in his church and neighborhood community and enjoys playing golf, grilling, and collecting vinyl records. Dr. Heim is also an avid NFL fan and loves to cheer for his Green Bay Packers.
"Having the privilege to care for patients on their journey to their healthiest, most uniquely beautiful smile is something I am deeply grateful for. A smile becomes truly beautiful when it is lit by the person wearing it, and it is my goal to ensure my patients are provided with not only a functional, healthy smile, but one which sparks confidence and allows their individual beauty to shine through."
-Dr. Shelby Steffenhagen
Dr. Steffenhagen was born in Newport News, VA, but was raised in Choctaw, OK. When not working, she enjoys spending time with her husband, Cole, and being a pup mom to little Poquita. She enjoys all arts, including dance, music and painting, as well as spending as much time outdoors as possible.