All our professionals at RiverPlace Dental maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in dentistry. Riverplace Dental has been voted Best Dentist by the Best of Monona two times!

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The Dentists

Matthew Kutz, DDS
Dr Matt Kutz is a Marquette University School of Dentistry graduate and a UW Madison undergraduate alumni. He has been practicing dentistry in Madison since 2003. He is a co-founder of the Madison Dental Initiative (a not-for-profit dental organization operating at the Salvation Army in Madison) and an active dentist volunteer for the needy as the UW Madison MEDiC referral dentist. He is also an active WDA, ADA, and AGD member, as well as an Invisalign provider. Dr Kutz was voted Best Dentist in 2011 by the Herald Independent Best of Monona.

Dr Kutz enjoys getting to know his patients and putting people at ease, ensuring that dental office visits should always be comfortable and relaxing. Dr Kutz has additional training in conscious sedation so that very anxious patients can relax with more dental work done in less visits.

In his spare time, Dr Kutz enjoys spending time with his family, fly fishing, running, and eclectic music.


Laura Tills, DDS
Dr Laura Tills, a graduate of the University of Iowa College of Dentistry, has been practicing dentistry since 2000. She spent her first 4 years after school working to serve an underserved population through the National Health Service Corps in St. Louis. Dr. Tills is also a co-founder of the Madison Dental Initiative, as well as an active volunteer dentist at the MDI Salvation Army dental clinic providing needed care to the underserved population of Madison. Dr Tills is also an active WDA and ADA member, and she continuosly hones her skills through continuing education. Dr Tills was voted Best Dentist in 2007 by the Herald Independent Best of Monona.

Dr Tills enjoys all aspects of general dentistry and finds it most rewarding to get to know and treat entire families. She enjoys taking time to explain dental issue causes and treatment options. She feels very fortunate to be providing dental care in a time when most procedures can be virtually painless.

In her spare time, Dr Tills enjoys all that the Madison area offers with her husband, Matt, and young sons, Sam and Gus.


Priya Acharya, DMD
Priya Acharya DMD is a licensed periodontist who is board certified as a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology.

Dr. Acharya completed her undergraduate work at the University of Virginia.  She completed her general dentistry training at Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine.  She participated in research focusing primarily on dental public health and the longevity of fixed restorations in patients with a long term history of smoking.  Dr. Acharya continued her training by completing a Periodontics and Dental Implant Surgery residency program at the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine.

Dr. Acharya prides herself on her ability to provide her patients with the latest in periodontal, implant and cosmetic procedures, always keeping their best interests, concerns and opinions in mind. In order to stay current with the latest technology and information, she is actively involved in the following organizations:

  • American Academy of Periodontology
  • American Board of Periodontology 
  • American Dental Association

Dr. Acharya has recently relocated to Madison and looks forward to working with the community.  In her spare time she enjoys playing tennis, reading and spending time with her husband and daughter.


Office Staff

Tammy, Taylor, Joleen, and Marilyn,,


Hygiene Staff

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Assistant Staff

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