Meet Founder Dr. Tim Scanlan, MS, DDS

Five-Star-Rated Orthodontist

Asheville, NC, orthodontist Dr. Timothy Scanlan is a warm, compassionate person who always puts his patients’ needs first. Dr. Scanlan places a high value on both your concerns and those of your child. He strives to provide you with a clear understanding of treatment steps and a vision of what’s at the end of your orthodontic journey.

Education & Experience

Dr. Scanlan is a board-certified orthodontist. He 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, cum laude, in 2002.

Upon completing 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 at 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 others’ lives through their smiles. This desire led him to a career in orthodontics.


In 2009, Dr. Scanlan completed a three-year post-doctoral Master of Science degree and certification in orthodontics 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 private practice in Asheville, North Carolina.

Professional Affiliations

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 at Charlotte. They have a son, Hunter, daughter-in-law, Casey and a daughter, Emma.

Schedule Your Appointment Today and Meet Founder Dr. Tim Scanlan!

To experience our five-star rated orthodontic care, schedule your TS Orthodontics Smile Analysis today by calling 828-270-7638 or by clicking here. Your appointment includes a comprehensive exam, digital X-rays and a personalized consultation – a $249 value for FREE!

As one of the premier orthodontic practices in South Asheville, North Asheville, Marion & Rutherfordton, NC, our orthodontist and the team at TS Orthodontics also provide five-star orthodontic care to patients from Spruce Pine, Burnsville, Morganton, Marshall, Weaverville, Black Mountain, Sylva, Canton, Fairview, Royal Pines, Old Fort & Mars Hill, NC, and the surrounding areas.