Dennis J. McTigue, DDS

Nationwide Children's Hospital Medical Professional

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Biography
Dennis McTigue, DDS, is Professor of Pediatric Dentistry at The Ohio State University College of Dentistry. He leads the dental traumatology team at Nationwide Children's Hospital. His research interests focus on managing orofacial injuries in children and in guidance of children's behavior in the dental setting. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and a Fellow of the International Association for Dental Traumatology.
Academic and Clinical Areas
  • Dentistry
    Physician Team
  • Primary Department
    Dentistry
  • Primary Section
    Pediatric Dentistry
Awards, Honors & Organizations
  • Distinguished Service Award, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, 2016
  • Mentor of the Year Award, Foundation of The College of Diplomates of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry, 2013
  • Achievement Award, Ohio Dental Association, 2012
  • Postle Teaching Award, The Ohio State University College of Dentistry, 2010
  • Manuel Album Award, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, 2009
  • Former President, American Board of Pediatric Dentistry, 2012 - Present
  • President, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, 1976 - Present
Education

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital: 02/19/1985

Board Certifications
  • Pediatric Dentistry
Residency University of Iowa Date Completed: 06/30/1976
Professional Experience

1976 - 1984 Louisiana State University School of Dentistry, Professor

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Dentistry