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Robert Nieman, DDS

Faculty Information:

Robert Nieman, DDS

Phone: 206.543.7496

Email: rkn@u.washington.edu


Clinical Instructor, Interim GPR Program Director
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
University of Washington


Dr. Robert Nieman currently serves as clinical instructor with the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery’s Hospital Dentistry Clinic. Since 1980, Dr. Nieman has continuously provided his professional services to a number of our dental school clinics: as lecturer and clinical instructor in Restorative Dentistry and the Hospital Dental Clinic; as director of the former UWMC Dental Care Center; as clinical instructor in Oral Medicine/Hospital Dentistry, in addition to serving as both present interim and past co-director of the General Practice Residency.

Upon receiving his dental degree from University of Washington, Dr. Nieman established his general dentistry private practice in both Federal Way and Auburn, in addition to securing his initial faculty appointment with the UW Restorative Dentistry/Hospital Dental Clinic.


  • DDS, University of Washington, 1979
  • General Practice Residency
    Michael Reese Hospital, Chicago, 1980

Clinical Interests

  • Pedodontic conscious sedation techniques
  • Endodontic surgical techniques
  • Oral manifestations of metabolic disease
  • Dental management of the renal dialysis and renal transplant patient