Nathan Baker, DMD

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Meet Dr. Baker

Nathan Baker


Dr. Baker obtained his D.M.D. degree with High Honors from Oregon Health Sciences University in Portland, Oregon. It was here that Dr. Baker was inducted into the Omicron Kappa Award Upsilon Honorary Dental Society for clinical and academic excellence. He also received the Oregon Merit Award for outstanding academic performance and the Knowlton Scholarship for GPA and class rank. Then, as a recipient of the U.S. Army Health Professions Scholarships, he served several years in the Army Dental Corps stationed in Bavaria in southern Germany. It was here that he decided to pursue his career goals in the specialty of Endodontics. For the next several years he practiced Endodontics for the U.S. Army and in private practice. Dr. Baker settled in the east valley in 2005 and teamed up with his longtime associate and friend Dr. Hardy to establish Apex Endodontics. He has been thrilled to add Dr. Banfield and Dr. Mortenson and their extensive expertise to the clinical team.


Dr. Baker is a member of the American Dental Association, Arizona Dental Association, and American Association of Endodontics.

Board Eligible

Published Papers

Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod. 2004 Sep;98(3):359-64 – Antibacterial efficacy of calcium hydroxide, iodine potassium iodide , betadine, and betadine scrub with and without surfactant against E faecalis in vitro

Awards and Honors

best doc 20092011 top doc2014TopDentistsLogo2015 Top DentistTop Dentist 2016Top dentist 2017 Top dentist 2018


Dr. Baker’s hobbies include snow-skiing, boating, parenting, traveling, and serving in his church. He and his beautiful wife Julie have five children.

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