Nathaniel Lawson DMD PhD is the Director of the Division of Biomaterials at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Dentistry. He is a researcher who has published over 150 articles, abstracts, book chapters, and periodicals related to dental materials. He is also a clinician who uses new types of dental materials to asses their strengths and shortcomings in his practice. Finally, he is an educator who is passionate about presenting dental materials in a light that is more understandable and exciting than you may have been taught in dental school. You can download his resume or short bio. This website provides information about the courses he presents as well as a resource for those dentists interested in learning about new dental materials.