Travis M. Nelson, DDS, MPH

Travis M. Nelson, DDS, MPH


On staff since October 2010

Academic Title: Clinical Assistant Professor

    • Travis M. Nelson, DDS, MPH, da Fonseca, M, Nelson, T.M.
      The Use of General Anesthesia in Behavior Management
      Wright G, Kupietzky A, eds. Behavior management in dentistry for children.2nd Edition , 2014
    • Travis M. Nelson, DDS, MPH, Nelson, T.M.
      An Improved Interim Therapeutic Restoration (ITR) Technique for Management of Anterior Early Childhood Caries
      Pediatric Dentistry , 2013 July : 35(4)E124-128
    • Travis M. Nelson, DDS, MPH, Nelson T.
      The Continuum of Behavior Guidance
      Dental Clinics of North America , 2013 Jan. : 57(1)129-143
    • Travis M. Nelson, DDS, MPH, Nelson, T.M.
      Fluoride Considerations in the Bottled Water Era
      Dimensions of Dental Hygiene , 2012 Feb. : 10(2)30-32, 4
    • Travis M. Nelson, DDS, MPH, Nelson, T.M.
      The Key to Caries Prevention
      Dimensions of Dental Hygiene , 2011 July : 9(7)48-50
    • Travis M. Nelson, DDS, MPH, 1. Nelson, T.M., Berg, J.H., Bell J.F., Leggott P.J., Seminario A.L.(2010)
      A Randomized Controlled Trial of SMS Text messages as appointment reminders in the Pediatric Dental Setting
      J Am Dent Assoc , 2011 Apr, : 142(4)397-405
  • Presentations Title Event Location Date
    Screening Children and Adolescents for Life-Altering Oral Diseases Winnipeg, CA Feb. 2014
    Put the Mouth Back in the Body: 5 Ways to Improve Your Patients Health Tomorrow Richland, WA Oct. 2013
    Alternative Treatments for Challenging Situations in Pediatric Dentistry Portland, OR Oct. 2013
    Dental Pain and Fear in Children Seoul, Korea June 2013
    Designing a Dental Clinic Experience for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder Seoul, Korea June 2013
    Using Sedation to Overcome Dental Pain and Fear Viseu, Portugal May 2013
    Engaging the Medical Community in Improving Childrens Oral Health Seattle, WA Jan. 2012
    Alternative Concepts for Caries Management at the Individual and Community Level NY, NY May 2011
    What Every Dentist Should Know About Fluoride Lima, Peru Sept. 2009
    Dental Emergencies for Physicians Seattle, WA April 2009
    1. Oral Care for Children With Phenylketonuria, Center for Human Development and Disability Seattle, WA July 2008


Board Certification(s)

Pediatric Dentistry

Medical/Professional School

Loma Linda University School of Dentistry, Loma Linda, Dentistry
University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle


Dentistry, University of Washington School of Dentistry, Seattle

Clinical Interests

His research interests include providing dental care for children with autism, procedural sedation, and educating non-dental medical providers on the importance of pediatric oral health