Jillian Wallen, B.D.S., M.S.

Jillian A. Wallen, B.D.S., M.S.

Title: Chair, Department of Growth and Development
Assistant Professor and Interim Pediatric Dentistry Post Graduate Program Director
University Dental Associates

UNMC College of Dentistry
Department of Growth and Development, Pediatric Dentistry Section
40th & Holdrege Streets, Room 2436
Box 830740
Lincoln, NE  68583-0740

402-472-4919 (Chair’s office – College of Dentistry)
402-472-5290 (FAX – College of Dentistry)

402-552-7775 (Children’s Hospital office)
402-552-7765 (Children’s Hospital FAX)
Email: jillian.wallen@unmc.edu


  • BDS (Distinction), University of Glasgow Dental Hospital and School, Scotland
  • Certificate, Pediatric Dentistry, The Ohio State University/Columbus Children’s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio 
  • MS (Pediatric Dentistry) The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

Research Interests:

  • Childrens’ dental treatment under general anesthesia
  • Child post-sedation 24-hour recovery
  • Effect of tooth pain on quality of life – children and families


  • Kahl JA, (Wallen) Easton J, Formocresol blood levels in children receiving dental treatment under general anesthesia. Pediatric Dentistry 2008; 30: pp393-399.
  • (Wallen) Easton J, Casamassimo P, Evaluation of a generic quality of life instrument for early childhood caries-related pain. Journal of Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology 2008; Vol 36: 5, pp 434-440.
  • Wilson S, (Wallen) Easton J, Lamb K, Orchardson R, & Casamassimo PS. A retrospective study of chloral hydrate, meperidine, hydroxyzine and midazolam regiments used to sedate children for dental care. Pediatric Dentistry, 2000 Mar-Apr 22(2) 107-112.

Service Activities:

  • 2012 – 2013  ADEA Leadership Institute Fellow
  • 2007 – present  MSDA member
  • 2007 – present  Diplomate, American Board of Pediatric Dentistry
  • 2000 – present AAPD member
  • 2006 – present MAPD member
  • Present – member, Society of Post-Graduate Program Directors, AAPD
  • Present – Fellow, American College of Dentists
  • Present – Fellow, International College of Dentists
  • 2002 – 2006 CAPD member




Jillian A. Wallen