Credentials


  • M.S. Degree in Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics at The University of Tennessee School of Dentistry
  • Board Certified Orthodontist and Diplomate of The American Board of Orthodontics, member of the American Association of Orthodontists
  • D.D.S. Degree in Dentistry at Louisiana State University School of Dentistry
    • American Association of Orthodontists Award
    • Operative Dentistry Award for Excellence
    • Crown and Bridge Restorative Dentistry Award
    • Advanced Study Program Award
  • Member of the American Dental Association, Mississippi Dental Association, past president and member of the South Mississippi Dental Society.
  • B.S. Degree in Chemistry at The University of Southern Mississippi
  • Registered in X-Ray and Nuclear Medicine Technology
  • Dental Officer/Lieutenant Colonel in the Louisiana Air National Guard
    • The Meritorious Service Medal
    • The Minuteman Award
    • The Louisiana Cross of Merit
  • Dental Officer of the Year Award in the United States Air National Guard
  • Inventor of the Laser-Light™ Bonding System for braces and was granted three patents.
  • Holder of eleven additional patents for dental/medical devices and recognized by Who’s Who of American Inventors.
  • Member of the Rotary Club of Hattiesburg, and former board member of the Family YMCA
  • Hattiesburg Youth Soccer Association president for eight consecutive years
  • Member of the Venture Church of Hattiesburg

Dr. Nicholson treated his family, thus he understands how extremely important every patient is and the need for his Painless Braces™
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