Born and raised in Union County, North Carolina, Dr. Nate attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, graduating with distinction in 2006 and earning a Bachelor of Science degree in biology. Dr. Nate next attended UNC School of Dentistry, where he was in the top five percent of his dental class and received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree with honors. He then attended the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, serving as chief resident and receiving his Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry.

Dr. Nate is a board certified pediatric dentist and a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. He is a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, Southeastern Society of Pediatric Dentistry, and the North Carolina Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.

With a passion for mission work, he has used dentistry to serve others in Ecuador, Kenya, and at dental clinics through the North Carolina Missions of Mercy program. He enjoys playing and watching sports, and is looking forward to starting his own family with his wife Kate.


Doctor spotlight: Meet Dr. Nate Shaw

Meet Dr. Nate Shaw