Dr. Nathan Coughlin

Board Certified Orthodontist

Richardson orthodontist, Dr. Nathan Coughlin Dr. Nathan Coughlin is a Canadian born orthodontist who is passionate about making beautiful and straight smiles. His enthusiasm is contagious to his patients and dental team alike, and his strong work ethic delivers amazing results for his patients.

Throughout his whole life, Dr. Nathan excelled in his pursuits and had a great time doing it. Not only is he a gifted scholar but he is also a talented athlete and all-around strong leader. He played College level basketball and was a star player on his team, earning him the Academic all Canadian award twice.

After graduating at the top of his class, Dr. Nathan went on to graduate school at the University of Southern California School of Dentistry, where he met his wife, Dr. Christine Coughlin. There, he continued to achieve academic success and pursued his dream of becoming an orthodontist.

During his time at USC, Dr. Nathan served in third world countries like Honduras, where he and his dental team provided dental care to disadvantaged areas. He graduated from USC with honors and was presented the “Outstanding Orthodontic Achievement Award” and the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Award for outstanding academic achievement. He also co-founded the Student Professionalism and Ethics Club at USC, where students are provided a platform to discuss how to improve the ethics and moral values in dentistry.

During his time furthering his career as an orthodontist, Dr. Nathan continued additional rigorous training to become a Diplomate of Orthodontics, which is an honor given to a select few orthodontists in the country.

During his free time, Dr. Nathan loves to spend time with friends and family, play basketball, read, travel, and wrestle with his golden retriever.