Division & Grad Program Director
University of Minnesota School of Dentistry
Dr. Scott B. McClanahan received his D.D.S. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1981 and entered the U.S. Navy. As an out service resident, he completed his certificate of residency in endodontics at Northwestern University Dental School and received a M.S. from Northwestern University in 1989. After three tours of duty as a clinical endodontist, Dr. McClanahan was assigned to the faculty of the Endodontics Department at the Naval Postgraduate Dental School (NPDS), Bethesda, MD in 1998 and in 2001, assumed the responsibilities of Chairman of the Endodontics Department and Director of the Advanced Specialty Education Program in Endodontics. He retired from active duty in September 2005 and in November, joined the faculty at the University of Minnesota, School of Dentistry where he is holds the academic rank of Professor and is the Director of the Division of Endodontics and Director of Graduate Endodontics. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Endodontics, a director of the board 2013-9 and the current board president 2018-9. Dr. McClanahan is a Fellow of the International College of Dentists.