The Center for Pediatric Dentistry


Dan Cook, DDS, MS

Clinical Professor


Room 013


Dr. Cook has practiced in Tacoma, Washington, specializing in pediatric dentistry, since 1972. He is a past president of the American Academy of Dental Practice Administration, the Evergreen Pediatric Dentistry Study and Research Club, and the Washington State Academy of Pediatric Dentists. He is a member of the Northwest Network for Dental Excellence, a group of dental specialists committed to the practice of interdisciplinary dentistry. He is the Chairman of the May Bridge Children’s Hospital Dental Surgery Committee.

Dr. Cook is a diplomat of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. He has been the facilitator for the Southwestern Washington Maxillofacial Review Board for more than 25 years. In the Tacoma community, he has been active as a leader of many civic, educational, religious and business organizations. In 1983, the Washington State Dental Association named Dr. Cook “Dentist Citizen of the Year.”


  • DDS, Marquette University, 1966
  • MS, Marquette University, 1972
  • Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry, Marquette University, 1972