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


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.


Education and Certification

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



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