Dr. Wayne Dudley


Dr. Matthew Mizukawa

Dr. Matthew Mizukawa graduated from Pine View High School in St. George and, after the completion of an LDS Mission in Fukuoka, Japan, he obtained a B.S. in Neuroscience from Brigham Young University and his Doctorate in Dental Medicine from University of Nevada at Las Vegas. Dr. Mizukawa completed his oral and maxillofacial surgery residency at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee where he was awarded Best Consultant from the Department of Emergency Medicine. He later went back to Vanderbilt University to serve as an Associate Professor in the Oral and Maxillofacial Residency Program.


Dr. Mizukawa has extensive experience both at Vanderbilt and here at Dixie Oral Surgery in dental implant placement, wisdom teeth and other surgical tooth removal, bone grafts, corrective jaw surgery and much more. Currently on staff at Dixie Regional Medical Center, Dr. Mizukawa is Board Certified by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and is a member of the American Association of the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, the American Dental Association, Utah Dental Association, and the Southern Utah Dental Association.

Dr. Mizukawa became a partner at Dixie Oral Maxillofacial & Implant Surgery in January 2014. He and his wife Julie and their five children are all happy to be living in beautiful southern Utah.

A Utah native (Heber City), Dr. Wayne Dudley joined Dixie Oral Maxillofacial & Implant Surgery eight years ago following his retirement from the U.S. Air Force. Serving 22 years, Dr. Dudley retired at the rank of Colonel and in his last assignment, he served as Chairman of the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Mike O'Callaghan Federal Hospital located at Nellis AFB in Nevada. 


Dr. Dudley is well qualified and experienced in dental implant placement, wisdom teeth and other surgical tooth removal, bone grafts, corrective jaw surgery and much more. He earned his B.S. degree (Biology major) from Utah State University and his doctorate of Dental Surgery from University of Washington School of Dentistry. Following graduation, he entered the U.S. Air Force 

and completed his General Practice Residency at Offutt AFB in Nebraska. His oral and maxillofacial surgery training was at the renowned Willford Hall Medical Center at Lackland AFB in Texas. 


Currently on staff at Dixie Regional Medical Center, Dr. Dudley is Board Certified by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and is a member of the American Association of the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, the American Dental Association, Utah Dental Association, the Southern Utah Dental Association, International Congress of Oral Implantologist and the Air Force Society of Clinical Surgeons and Omicron Kappa Upsilon. He has been actively involved in education throughout his career, teaching Advanced Education in Dentistry programs as well as extensive lecturing on oral and maxillofacial surgery topics.


Dr. Dudley and his wife Rebecca (Becki) have three children and a growing group of grandchildren. He is an avid BYU Cougars fan but keeps his Utah State Aggies hat close at hand.