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Travis M. Nelson, DDS, MPH

Travis M. Nelson, DDS, MPH


On staff since October 2010

Academic Title: Clinical Assistant Professor


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


The Use of General Anesthesia in Behavior Management
Wright G, Kupietzky A, eds. Behavior management in dentistry for children.2nd Edition , 2014
An Improved Interim Therapeutic Restoration (ITR) Technique for Management of Anterior Early Childhood Caries
Pediatric Dentistry , July 2013: 35(4)E124-128
The Continuum of Behavior Guidance
Dental Clinics of North America , Jan. 2013: 57(1)129-143
Fluoride Considerations in the Bottled Water Era
Dimensions of Dental Hygiene , Feb. 2012: 10(2)30-32, 4
The Key to Caries Prevention
Dimensions of Dental Hygiene , July 2011: 9(7)48-50
A Randomized Controlled Trial of SMS Text messages as appointment reminders in the Pediatric Dental Setting
J Am Dent Assoc , April 2011: 142(4)397-405


Presentations TitleEventLocationDate
Screening Children and Adolescents for Life-Altering Oral DiseasesWinnipeg, CAFeb. 2014
Alternative Treatments for Challenging Situations in Pediatric DentistryPortland, OROct. 2013
Put the Mouth Back in the Body: 5 Ways to Improve Your Patients Health TomorrowRichland, WAOct. 2013
Designing a Dental Clinic Experience for Children with Autism Spectrum DisorderSeoul, KoreaJune 2013
Dental Pain and Fear in ChildrenSeoul, KoreaJune 2013
Using Sedation to Overcome Dental Pain and FearViseu, PortugalMay 2013
Engaging the Medical Community in Improving Childrens Oral HealthSeattle, WAJan. 2012
Alternative Concepts for Caries Management at the Individual and Community LevelNY, NYMay 2011
Dental Emergencies for PhysiciansSeattle, WAApril 2009
What Every Dentist Should Know About FluorideLima, PeruSept. 2009
1. Oral Care for Children With Phenylketonuria, Center for Human Development and DisabilitySeattle, WAJuly 2008

Primary Office

Seattle Children's
CD - Dental Medicine
4800 Sand Point Way NE
Seattle, WA 98105

Additional Offices

University of Washington
UW Box 357136 - Pediatric Dentistry
1959 NE Pacific St
Seattle, WA 98195-7136
Seattle Children's Dental Surgery Center
DSCM - Dental Surgery Center
6222 NE 74th St
Seattle, WA 98115

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