Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Faculty Profiles
Mark L Cannon, DDS

Mark L Cannon, DDS

Clinical Professor of Otolaryngology (Dental Surgery)

Focus of Work

Bio

Dr. Cannon is the Research Coordinator of the Dental Division of Ann and Robert Lurie Children's Hospital and is actively involved in the development of new biomaterials, with a special emphasis on bioactivity of materials in the pediatric patient. He has been very active in research into the microbiota and biofilms, testing new probiotics and their interactions and inhibition by other bacteria or biomaterials. Newer research includes microbiome changes due to environmental influences and autist...[Read full text]Dr. Cannon is the Research Coordinator of the Dental Division of Ann and Robert Lurie Children's Hospital and is actively involved in the development of new biomaterials, with a special emphasis on bioactivity of materials in the pediatric patient. He has been very active in research into the microbiota and biofilms, testing new probiotics and their interactions and inhibition by other bacteria or biomaterials. Newer research includes microbiome changes due to environmental influences and autistic spectrum disorder. Dr. Cannon is a member of the Kilee Evans Patchell autism research group.[Shorten text]

Academic Focus

Microbiome research- autism spectrum disorder- cytotoxicity- biomaterials

Clinical Focus

Pediatric Dentistry, Special Needs Dentistry

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Education and Certification

  • DDS: Northwestern University (1981)
  • Board Certification: Pediatric Dentistry

Contact

312-926-3264
847-634-6166

Grove Medical Center Suite 308
4160 IL 83
Long Grove Illinois 60047