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Editor-In-Chief, Journal of Pediatric Disorders and Neonatal Care, Scholarena Group Publishers, 415 Grover, Warrensburg, MO 64093, June 15, 2018.

Editor-In-Chief, Journal of Scientific Pages of Otolaryngology,  Carson City, NV 89701,  July 25, 2017.

Editor-In-Chief, Journal of Clinical Dentistry and Oral Health, clindentistry@dentaljournals.org, allied academics/journal-clinical-dentistry-trials/ Jun e 19,2017.

Editor-In-Chief, Journal of Otolaryngology and Rhinology,  Dec 5, 2015.

Editor-In-Chief, Journal of Pediatrics and Neonatal Nursing,  November, 2014.


Nathan, JE  Board Certification in Pediatric Dentistry: Once it Represented the 

Pursuit of Excellence, Interventions in Pediatric Dentistry Open Access

Journal, 2(5)170-172, 2019.

Nathan, J.E.  Challenges facing Pediatric Dentistry Diplomates and the 

American Board of Pediatric Dentistry: Setting the Bar for Minimal 

Competency vs. Excellence,  J. Pediatrics and Neonatal Nursing,  In print,  

  April, 2019.  

Nathan, JE Controversies in Behavior Guidance and Management of Challenging

Pediatric Dental Behaviors and Anxiety:  Avoidance of Restraints wherever 

Possible,  J  Pediatric Disorders and Neonatal Disorders and Neonatal Care,

1(3) 301-305, 2018.

Nathan, JE  The disappearance of Chloral Hydrate as an Effective Sedation for

Management of Difficult Young Pediatric Dental Patients: An Inappropriate  

and Unfortunate  Outcome,  J Pharmacology and  Clinical Research,  Editorial, 

6(1): 1-3, 2018.  

Nathan, JE  Evolution of Board Certification in Pediatric Dentistry: Changing 

Patterns between Enhancing Quality vs Expanding Numbers of Qualifying 

Members and its Implications for Future Training, Editorial,  J Oral Health and 

Dentistry, 3(3) 653-655, June, 2018.

Nathan, JE  A Practical Approach to Safe and Effective Dosage Selection for the 

Sedation of of the Challenging Pediatric Dental Patient:  An Editorial, J Oral 

Health and Dentistry,  2(6)502-505, 2018  

Nathan, JE,  Oral Health for Infants:  What the Pediatricians and Pediatric 

NeoNatal Nursing Staff Need to Know, 

 J of Pediatrics and Neonatal Nursing,  4(2): 34-41, 2017.

Nathan, JE Eliminating Pediatric Behavior Problems at the outset: Inviting 

Parents into the Dental Operatory, J  of  Clinical Dentistry and Oral 

Health, 1(1) 3-5, October, 2017.

Nathan, JE Horrifics of Pediatric Sedation: When Safety Guidelines are 

Disregarded,  Journal of Surgery  5(1)1-4,  August, 2017.

Nathan, JE  What will it take to prevent another Pediatric Sedation or 

Anesthetic Fatality?  Editorial,  Dentistry, Vol 7 (7),  1000,  2017.  dentistry@dentaljournals.org,  Los Angeles, CA  7/05/17

Nathan, JE  Pediatric Dental Sedation: Trends and Obstacles in Utilization in 

 Both Teaching at  Advanced Pediatric Dentistry Training  Programs and 

 Clinical Practice,  Editorial  submitted June 7, 2017 to J of EC Dental 

Science@Ecronicon.co.uk  12(1)13-17, 2017. 

Nathan, JE  The  indications, timing and Surgical Techniques for performing 

Elective Lingual and Labial Frenulectomies for Infants and Children  

Otolaryngology and Rhinology,  International Journal of 

Otorhinolaryngology,  Volume 4 (1) 1-3, July, 2017.

Nathan, JE  Helping Anxious and Uncooperative Children cope with invasive 

Dental care using Sedation: A Double-Edged Sword, Editorial,  Oral Health  

and Dentistry Journal, 1(2)104-106,  April, 2017.

Nathan, JE  The Appropriateness (or inappropriateness thereof) of Physical 

Restraints for  Managing challenging pediatric dental behavior, Editorial,  J of  Pediatrics and Neonatal Nursing,  4(1) e1-3,  April, 2017. 

Nathan, JE Historical and Contemporary use of Chloral hydrate as a Sedative-

Hypnotic and alternatives for management of moderate to severe childhood

dental anxiety and uncooperative behavior, Journal of Pharmacology and 

Clinical Research,  1(4) 1-7, Oct, 2016.

When is the Right Time for Braces?

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Nathan, JE,  Embedded Insurance: Combined Medical and Dental insurance

 With denial of benefits till medical deductibles are met,  Advances in 

Dentistry and Oral Health, 3(2)1-2, Sept., 2016.

 Nathan, JE,  Morbidity and Mortality involving Pediatric Sedation:  Non- 

Compliance following Sedation Guidelines ,  accepted to Journal of Surgery,

 May 16, 2016, Omics International, 1(1)1-3, 2016.

Nathan, JE Avoidance of multiple general anesthetics by piggybacking 

Otolaryngology and Pediatric Dental Rehabilitation Procedures,  Editorial,

Journal of Otolaryngology and Rhinology, 2(1):3 e,  February, 2016.

Nathan, JE  The Evolution and Changing Patterns of Behavioral Management of

Challenging Childhood Dental Anxiety: A Crossroad,  Editorial,  Dentistry 

6(5), 1-2  May, 2016. Omics International.

Nathan JE, Rayman MS, Golden BE, Vargas KG. Discretionary parental presence in the dental operatory: a survey of pediatric dentists and parents. Pediatr Neonatal Nurs Open J. 2015; 2(2): 50-61.


Nathan JE. Prevention of dental caries (tooth decay): should we be content with our progress?. Pediatr Neonatal Nurs Open J. 2015; 2(2): e8-e10.


Nathan, JE  Prevention of Dental Caries:  Should we be content with our 

Progress?  Journal   2(2), 8-10, 2015. 

Nathan, JE The Subtleties and Nuances of Pediatric Sedation: A Disappearing Art 

 for Managing the Apprehensive Child Patient, Editorial,  Journal of 

Otolaryngology and Rhinology,  1(1);  1-2, July, 2015.

Nathan, JE,  Rayman, MS,  Golden, Bruce,  and Vargas, KG  Discretionary 

 Parent Presence in the Dental Operatory: A Survey of Pediatric Dentists and 

Parents,  J of Pediatrics and Neonatal Nursing, 2(2):50-61, 2015.

Dr. John E. Nathan: Excellence in Pediatric Dental Care

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October 28, 2014


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April 25, 2014


The Child Whisperer

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February 26, 2013


When Should Kids Get Braces?

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December 26, 2013


Wilson, S,  Nathan, JE   A Survey Study in Sedation Training in Advanced Pediatric Dental Residencies,  Ped Dent 33(4) 353-360,  July, August, 2011.

Vargas, KG,  Nathan,  JE,   Qian, F,    Kupietzky, A    Use of restraint and management style as parameters for definin sedation success:  a survey of pediatric dentists,    Ped Dent,  29(3), 220-227, 2007.

Nathan, JE   Contemporary Pharmacological Management of the Difficult Pediatric Dental Patient:  Scientific foundations for efficacy and safety, Alpha Omegan,  99(2), 78-82, 2007.

Nathan, JE,  When decay strikes,  repair baby teeth to avoid adverse consequences,   AAP News  24(3):124,  March, 2004.

Nathan, JE   Even though they’re here today and gone tomorrow, baby teeth often need to be repaired – myths and misconceptions,   AAP News,  23(5):235-237, November, 2003.

Nathan, JE   Pharmacological management of the neurologically challenged and disabled pediatric dental patient, Southeastern Soc Pediatric Dent, 9(2):27-30, June, 2003.

Nathan, JE   Issues affecting agent and dosage selection for pediatric conscious sedation, Southeastern Soc Pediatric Dent,  9(2): 17-19, June, 2003.

Nathan, JE   Pediatric Conscious Sedation:  When non-pharmacological approaches prove inadequate or inappropriate,  guest editorial,  Southeastern Soc Pediatric Dent,  9(2):8-9, June, 2003. 

Nathan, JE and Vargas KG    Oral Midazolam with and without Meperidine for management of difficult young pediatric dental patients: a retrospective study, Pediatric Dentistry,  24: (2) 129-138, 2002.

Nathan, JE Management Strategies for the Disabled Pediatric dental patient, J Dent Child,  68: (2),  89- 101,  March-April, 2001.  Received the George W. Teuscher Golden  (First  Place) Journalism award for 2002 from the  American  Society of Dentistry for Children.

Nathan, JE  Non-Pharmacologic Management of the Pediatric Patient, Chapter in Clinical Pediatric Dentistry (ed Franklin Garcia-Godoy) Springer: Heodelberg, Germany, in print, projected to appear in 2003.

Nathan, JE Pediatric Oral Conscious Sedation:  What works and what’s safe,  J of Southeastern Society of Pediatric Dentistry  Vol 5, No 4, 26-28, 1999.

Nathan, JE Dosage Selection for Pediatric Oral Conscious Sedation:  A practical Approach J Southeastern Society of Pediatric Dentistry, Vol 5 no 1, 26-28, 1999.  

Nathan, JE, Behavior Management of the Pre-Cooperative Child, Chapter in Dental Care for the Pre-School Child, eds Tinanoff and Johnsen, in Dent Clinics of North America  39:789-816, October, 1995.

Nathan, JE  Oral Pediatric Conscious Sedation,  J of Louisiana Dental Assn, 51:9-13, 1992.

Nathan, JE Oral Pediatric Conscious Sedation, in Update in Pediatric Dentistry, Ed R Musselman, Prof Audience Communications, 4:1-7, 1991.

Nathan, JE Management of the difficult child: a survey of pediatric dentists’ use of restraints, sedation, and general  anesthesia, Proceedings of the Conference and workshops on Child Behavior Management, sponsored by the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, Sept 30-Oct 2, 1988, Iowa City, published in J Dent Child, 56: 293-301, July - Aug, 1989.

Nathan, JE, Venham, LL, West, MS, Werboff, J, Assessment of the behavioral and physiologic responses of anxious young Pediatric patients to nitrous oxide across sequential visits: A double blind study, J. Amer Analg Soc, 23:6-19, 1989.

Nathan, JE, Venham, LL, West, MS, Werboff, J, The effects of Nitrous Oxide Oxygen on anxious young Pediatric Patients across sequential visits:  Double-Blind study, J Dent Child 55:220-230, May-June, 1988. (received first place Journalism award, ASDC, 1989).

Nathan, JE Defining therapeutic success in pediatric conscious sedation, Guest Editorial, J Southeastern Society of Pediatric Dentistry, Vol 4, No.4, 26-27, 1988.

Weinstein, P, Nathan, JE, Management of the Dentally-Phobic Child, in Dental Phobia and Anxiety, ed Rubin and Kaplan, in Dent Clinics of NA 32(4):  667-692, October, 1988.

Nathan, JE, West, MS, Comparison of Chloral Hydrate-Hydroxyzine with and without Meperidine for management of difficult pediatric patients, J Dent Child  54:437-444, Nov-Dec. 1987.

Nathan, JE, Dental Care for the Hemophiliac, National Haemophilia, 1:10-13, 1987, (Hemophilia Foundation of Australia).

Nathan, JE, Management of the refractory young child with chloral hydrate: Dosage selection, J Dent Child 54:22-29, Jan-Feb, 1987; 54:93-100, March-April, 1987.

Nathan, JE, Mabanta, CZ, Seigel, F, Teitell, J, Chloral Hydrate’s role in Pediatric Dental Sedation, U.S. Pharmacist 12: 52-56, December, 1986.

Nathan, JE, Dental Care for the Hemophiliac: Overcoming obstacles and misconceptions related to prevention, access  to care, and HIV seropositivity, Hemophilia World, 3:1-6, July, 1986.

Nathan, JE, Nitrous Oxide-Oxygen in Children:  A Literature Review, J. Amer. Analg Soc, 21:9-18, 1986.

Nathan, JE, Nitrous Oxide and the management of fear and anxiety in children, J. Amer Analgesia Soc, 20:11-22, Summer-Fall, 1986.

Nathan, JE, Nickelsen, D, Pedodontic Behavior Management: Guidelines for the Dental assistant in a university setting, Acta de Odontologica Pediatrica, 7:15-18, 1986.

Nathan, JE, Nickelsen, D, Pedodontic Management in the Dental Office, J Amer, Dental Assistants Association, 53:23-29, May-June, 1986.

Nathan, JE, Clinical Applications of Nitrous Oxide-Oxygen in Children: Scientific Foundations, II Dentista Moderna, Jan. 1985. 

Nathan, JE, Nitrous Oxide and the management of childhood fear and anxiety, Chapter 10, Monograph in the Proceedings of the President’s Conference Symposium, American Dental Association, eds Ayer and Moretti, pg 48-55, 1983.