Dr. Clatanoff is a native Phoenician who graduated with highest honors from Stevens Institute of Technology with a degree in Chemical Biology. He then attended the prestigious USC School of Dentistry where he earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree.
Upon completion of dental school, Dr. Clatanoff was commissioned as an Officer in the United States Army Dental Corps and remained on active duty for 8 years. He served tours of duty at Fort Jackson, SC, Kandahar, Afghanistan, and Fort Gordon, GA, where he completed a two-year residency in Endodontics. Dr. Clatanoff spent his final 3 years of service at Fort Drum, NY, presiding as Chief of Endodontics. In the spring of 2018, he returned to Phoenix and has been performing root canal treatment and numerous other endodontic procedures at Arcadia Endodontics since that time.
As a Diplomate of the American Board of Endodontics, Dr. Clatanoff has completed all necessary steps to become Board Certified. This distinction is the pinnacle achievement in the field of endodontics and makes Dr. Clatanoff one of only 16 practicing endodontists in the Valley who are Board Certified.
Dr. Clatanoff is an active member of the American Association of Endodontists, American Dental Association, and Arizona Dental Association. He is a passionate lecturer and enjoys opportunities such as working at the Brighter Way Clinic to mentor others dentists in the field of endodontics.
Dr. Clatanoff lives in the Arcadia neighborhood with his wife, Kathryn, and their sons, Landon and Carson. In his spare time, Dr. Clatanoff enjoys spending time with his family, staying active outdoors and supporting the Valley sports teams.
Achievements, Honors, & Professional Organizations
- Diplomate, American Board of Endodontics
- 2019-2020 Top Endodontist, Phoenix Magazine
- Endodontic Faculty, Brighter Way Dental Clinic since 2018
- Adjunct Faculty, Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health since 2018
- Volunteer dental provider, Arizona Mission of Mercy since 2018
- Volunteer dental provider, Maricopa Veteran Standdown – 2020