New York's Group Health Dental Practice Periodontist Dr. Matthew Hashimoto Featured on ‘Showtime at the Apollo’

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Manhattan periodontist, Dr. Matthew Hashimoto, of Group Health Dental sings his way to a standing ovation and the final round at “Showtime at the Apollo”

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I have always felt that music and dentistry are a great combination, said Dr. Matthew Hashimoto. Whether I’m singing live for a packed audience at the Apollo or to put my patients at ease, it is an honor to do what I love.

Dr. Matthew Hashimoto, a board-certified periodontist who practices at Group Health Dental in Manhattan, brought his passion for soul music to the stage of the legendary Apollo Theater on Fox’s “Showtime at the Apollo” on April 4. The dental implant and gum treatment specialist’s performance of Etta James’ classic hit “At Last,” earned him a standing ovation and loud cheers from the audience, as well as a spot in the final round of the talent competition, where Dr. Hashimoto will have a chance to win a residency at the historic Harlem theater.

Dr. Hashimoto, who won “Amateur Night” at the Apollo in 2014, combines his passion for singing with his full-time work as a periodontist, often putting patients at ease during dental treatments with his incredible voice and signature soulful style. Dr. Hashimoto is qualified to perform a full range of advanced periodontal treatments at Group Health Dental.

“I have always felt that music and dentistry are a great combination,” said Dr. Matthew Hashimoto. “Whether I’m singing live for a packed audience at the Apollo or to put my patients at ease, it is an honor to do what I love.”

Group Health Dental, is located at 230 W 41st St, Second Floor, in Times Square in Manhattan. Group Health Dental is a full-service dental practice that offers general, restorative and cosmetic dentistry as well as implant dentistry, orthodontics, gum treatment and periodontal care. The modern practice has specialists on staff, eliminating the inconvenience of multiple offices, and provides patients with a welcoming, pampering experience. Amenities include a beverage bar, noise-canceling headphones, free Wi-Fi and other perks for a comfortable, stress-free visit.

About Dr. Matthew Hashimoto:

Dr. Hashimoto graduated from the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry in 2008 and then went on to complete a Periodontics residency from Columbia University College of Dental Medicine in New York City in 2011. Dr. Hashimoto specializes in Periodontics and Implants Dentistry.

Dr. Hashimoto is originally from Hawaii. He has been singing since he was three. His first debut for his talent was in 2009 when he performed karaoke on the “Oprah Winfrey Show.” Dr. Hashimoto is also a member of a Stevie Wonder cover band The Shades. They have performed at famous stages such as the shuttered Webster Hall and The Bitter End. In 2014, Dr. Hashimoto won Apollo's "Amateur Night" competition and was featured on CBS News.

For more information about Dr. Hashimoto or the dental services offered at Group Health Dental, visit or call the Manhattan office directly at (646) 863-8137.

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