Nathan Schroeder, DMD, MS, FACS
An Experienced Oral Surgeon
Dr. Nathan Schroeder is a board-certified oral and maxillofacial surgeon with nearly a decade in practice. As a specialist and partner with AOS, he assists patients by promoting the comfort, function, and aesthetics of their dental needs.
As an oral surgeon and a leader in the field, Dr. Schroeder applies his skills to a variety of procedures, including dental implant placement, wisdom tooth removal, tooth extractions, bone grafting, and corrective jaw surgery. Patients frequently rely on him for treatment because of his focus on high-quality care, his years of experience, and his accomplishments in the profession.
Dr. Schroeder’s Approach as an Oral Surgeon
Intellectually curious, Dr. Schroeder continually refines his technique through professional development and research. His advanced training allows him to treat patients with needs ranging from common to complex.
Leading-edge technology supports his work as an oral surgeon. He regularly employs state-of-the-art imaging so that he can carefully plan and conduct procedures. This results in more predictable, aesthetic, and lasting outcomes for patients.
Beyond the technical aspects of his practice, Dr. Schroeder values the opportunity to get to know his patients. He takes extensive time during consultations to learn more about them, to help them understand the procedures he will be conducting, and to put them at ease with their treatment. He sees his work as an oral surgeon as the chance to improve their quality of life for years to come.
Education and Training
Dr. Schroeder completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Idaho with a double major in biochemistry and microbiology. He attended the University of Florida’s College of Dentistry where he received both an advanced education honors certificate and an award for academic achievement in the field of oral and maxillofacial surgery. He was also the recipient of the Southeastern Academy of Prosthodontics’ “Excellence in Prosthodontics” award.
In pursuit of his career as an oral surgeon, Dr. Schroeder earned his Master’s degree at the University of Iowa and completed his residency at the university’s hospitals and clinics. His graduate research thesis focused on bone biology and dental implants, two essential areas in his work with AOS patients.
Leadership and Professional Membership
Dr. Schroeder is a frequent speaker at professional events, including the keynote address he delivered to the Midwestern OMS Society’s annual meeting in 2015. He serves as the co-chair for Surgery Section II for the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and sits on its Examination Committee, which organizes the examinations that doctors nationwide must pass to become board certified. This work helps to elevate the standard of care that patients can expect from their oral surgeon.
Additionally, Dr. Schroeder is a Fellow of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons; a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons; and an active member of the American Dental Association and the Illinois Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. Dr. Schroeder is an adjunct clinical teaching faculty member with the University of Iowa. He also previously served as the president of the Peoria District Dental Society.
Locally, Dr. Schroeder contributes to the Central Illinois Orofacial Anomalies team. This group, which is affiliated with OSF St. Francis Medical Center and Easter Seals, works together to conduct alveolar cleft grafting, corrective jaw surgery, and other procedures. He also holds a position as the director of the Central Illinois International Team for Implantology Study Club. Sharing research and recommended practices helps him to provide quality care as an oral surgeon.
About Dr. Schroeder
Personally, Dr. Nathan Schroeder enjoys spending time with his children, getting outdoors, and taking part in competitive sports. He welcomes the opportunity to meet you at our practice and to provide you with exceptional care.
For patient-centered treatment with a skilled oral surgeon, schedule a consultation with Dr. Schroeder at one of our offices. Contact AOS by phone or online.