Dr. Nathaniel Cook
Dr. Nathaniel Cook completed his undergraduate degree at Concordia College and graduated Summa Cum Laude from Marquette University–School of Dentistry. Shortly after his graduation, he pursued pediatric specialty training at the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin Pediatric Dentistry Residency program, where he served as Chief Resident. He joined Apple Tree Dental in 2018.
Dr. Cook is passionate about lifelong learning and advancing his knowledge through continuing education opportunities so he can provide the best and safest care to his patients. He says, “I am also interested in dental education. I serve as an adjunct faculty with both Apple Tree Dental’s AEGD Residency Program and Hennepin County Medical Center’s Pediatric and General Practice residency programs.”
Dr. Cook is a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), Minnesota Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (MAPD), American Dental Association (ADA), Special Care Dentistry Association (SCDA), and American Dental Education Association (ADEA).
Dr. Cook’s special interests are: patient/family education, preventive care; treating patients with special healthcare needs and patients with dental fears; hospital dentistry, general anesthesia and sedation dentistry; and advocacy and helping improve access to dental care for all patients.
Dr. Cook is a Minnesota native, and currently resides in Minneapolis with his wife and rescued dog, Lena. In his free time, he enjoys biking around the lakes, hiking, traveling, gardening, watching and cheering for all the Minnesota sports teams, and enjoying the excellent restaurants in the area.