Journal of Dental Research and Practice

Dr. John E. Nathan

Dr. John E. Nathan, DDS, MDentSc
Adjunct Professor, Pediatric Dentistry
The University of Alabama, USA


John Nathan is a Board Certified Pediatric Dentist and a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry since 1983. He is also a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and holds both Fellowship and Mastership status with the American Society of Dentistry for Children.  


He has been published extensively in the area of child behavioral research and is recognized nationally as an expert in the safe and effective use of pediatric sedation for management of the fearful and apprehensive pediatric patient.  He frequently lectures on local and national levels to pediatric nurses, pediatricians, and pediatric dentists while serving as adjunct faculty at dental and medical schools throughout the U.S.


In addition to his long standing practice in Oak Brook and St. Charles, Dr. Nathan is currently Adjunct Professor of Pediatric Dentistry at the University of Alabama, Case Western Reserve University, Department of Pediatric Dentistry and Rainbow Babies Children's Hospital Medical Center in Cleveland, and at the University of Iowa College of Dentistry. He is Clinical Associate Professor of Otolaryngology in the Department of Otolaryngology and Dentistry of Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. 


Hospital affiliations include attending house staff at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago and is active staff at Hinsdale Hospital and Delnor Community Hospital.