Dr. Nutter is a board certified pediatric dentist who received his dental degree from the University of Southern California. He is the author of a series of journal articles, cited in AAPD guidelines, that reviewed the neurobiologic, iatrogenic and target considerations relating to good, clinical pain practice for pediatric procedure pain. His research focus is on the behavior assessment practices of pediatric dentists. Dr. Nutter has lectured to national audiences at the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and the California Society of Pediatric Dentists on pain assessment, pain measurement and pain justification. He is a frequent lecturer to pediatric residents and general practice residents at California dental schools, and the U.S. Veterans Administration. He has served as an expert witness for multiple plaintiffs claiming abusive use of restraints by corporate entities. Dr. Nutter is a Trustee of the Western Society of Pediatric Dentistry, and a Past President of the California Society of Pediatric Dentistry. He lives in Vacaville, California with his wife Marcia and his BMW 1200 RT touring motorcycle. His son Travis lives in NorthWest Arkansas.