Meet Dr. Matthew Bruksch

Oral Surgeon in Rockford, IL

Dr. Matthew Bruksch DDS, Oral Surgeon in Rockford ILDr. Matthew Bruksch joined Rockford OMS after completing his residency in 2013, where he enjoys a broad scope oral and maxillofacial surgery practice.

He was born in Minneapolis and raised in Crystal Lake, Illinois. Dr. Bruksch was a three-sport athlete in High School.  Dr. Bruksch attended Northwestern University and participated on the football team in 2001. He received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Illinois College of Dentistry prior to serving his Oral and Maxillofacial Surgical residency at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee.


Dr. Bruksch provides a full scope of oral and maxillofacial surgical care with emphasis on wisdom tooth removal, dental implants, corrective jaw
surgery and management of facial trauma. He has been trained in the most technologically advanced forms of treatment of the facial bones utilizing CT-guided Virtual Surgical Planning. He is certified by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and is recognized as a Fellow in the American College of Surgeons.  He is also certified in Basic Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Pediatric Advanced Life Support and Advanced Trauma Life Support.

Dr. Bruksch actively takes facial trauma call at OSF St. Anthony Medical Center, Mercy Health RockfordSwedish American Hospital, where he manages a multitude of complex facial injuries.

He and his wife, Sarah, have three children. They enjoy skiing, golf, music and attending athletic events.

Choose Rockford Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery for Excellent Care

Drs. Rentschler and Bruksch can place dental implants, extract wisdom teeth, and perform several other oral and maxillofacial surgery procedures. Contact us to learn more!

Call us: 815-226-4700

Dr. Bruksch is an active member of organized dentistry and medicine on both a local and national level. His committee experience includes the following:

Board Certifications

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  • Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Diplomate of the National Dental Board of Anesthesiology

Professional Organizations

Professional Involvement

  • Oral Surgery Lead – Illinois Mission of Mercy
  • Past President – Winnebago County Dental Society
  • Councilman – Illinois Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • Delegate – American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons