Dec. 2, 2020

Episode #18 - Dr. Nate Lawson

This week on #DINKs, we are honored (actually super stoked in a totally nerdy way) to have Dr. Nate Lawson joining us. We have some topics in mind, but do you?

Nathaniel Lawson DMD PhD is the Director of the Division of Biomaterials at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Dentistry and the program director of the Biomaterials residency program and the interim director of the Advanced Esthetic and Restorative Dentistry residency program. He graduated from UAB School of Dentistry in 2011 and obtained his PhD in Biomedical Engineering in 2012. He has served as an investigator on over 50 research grants, published 50 peer reviewed articles, 4 book chapters, over 25 articles in trade journals, and 75 research abstracts. His research interests are the mechanical, optical, and biologic properties of dental materials and clinical evaluation of new dental materials. He was the 2016 recipient of the Stanford New Investigator Award and the 2017 3M Innovative Research Fellowship both from the American Dental Association. He has lectured nationally and internationally on the subject of dental materials. He also works as a general dentist in the UAB Faculty Practice.


Join Jeff, Chad, and JB  for DINK's banter as they interview one of the most knowledgeable dentists in the world on Dental Materials, Dr. Nate Lawson

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Dr. Nate Lawson

Dentist, Researcher, Clinician

Nathaniel Lawson DMD PhD is the Director of the Division of Biomaterials at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Dentistry. He is a researcher who has published over 150 articles, abstracts, book chapters, and periodicals related to dental materials. He is also a clinician who uses new types of dental materials to asses their strengths and shortcomings in his practice. Finally, he is an educator who is passionate about presenting dental materials in a light that is more understandable and exciting than you may have been taught in dental school.