Timothy C. Scanlan, DDS, MS

Dr. Timothy Scanlan is a warm, compassionate person who always puts the needs of his patients first. He places a high value on both your concerns and those of your child, and gives both of you a clear understanding of the steps along the way and a clear vision of what’s at the end of your orthodontic journey.

Education and Experience

Dr. Scanlan received his bachelor's degree in 1998 from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, where he graduated magna cum laude and number one in his class. Following college, Dr. Scanlan was accepted at the School of Dental Medicine at the State University of New York at Buffalo. He graduated from his studies there with a cum laude in 2002.

Upon completion of dental school, Dr. Scanlan was commissioned into the U.S. Army as a captain assigned to the dental corps. During his first year in the Army, he completed the one-year Advanced General Dentistry program from the United States Army Medical Department at Fort Benning, Georgia.

Following this additional training, he began a three-year assignment at Fort Sill, Oklahoma, where he practiced general dentistry and ran his own clinic. During his training and service in the Army, Dr. Scanlan solidified his desire to make a difference in other’s lives through their smiles. This desire led him to a career in orthodontics.

Dr. Scanlan completed a three-year post-doctoral Master of Science and certification in orthodontics in 2009 at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. At the Mayo Clinic, he received state-of-the-art training in orthodontics, which gave him the expertise to produce results that will leave a smile on your face for a lifetime.

Upon graduation in 2009 from the Mayo Clinic, Dr. Scanlan entered into a private practice partnership with Robert Taylor, DDS, MS, in Asheville, North Carolina.

Professional Affiliations

American Dental Association
American Association of Orthodontists
North Carolina Association of Orthodontists
Southern Association of Orthodontists
Outside the Office

Dr. Scanlan is married to Amy Scanlan of Concord, North Carolina. The couple met in college at the University of North Carolina. They have two children, Hunter and Emma, and enjoy the great family life offered by the Asheville community.