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  • Bachelor of Science, Biology (2007) University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Doctor of Dental Surgery (2011) University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Certificate in Orthodontics (2013) University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Master of Science, Dentistry (2013) University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Special Professional Interests

Dr. McCarthy grew up in Duluth Minnesota. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Minnesota and entered dental school through the early admissions program. He completed both his dentistry and orthodontic specialty training at the University of Minnesota. His research is published in the American Journal of Orthodontics. Dr. McCarthy joined The Dental Specialists in 2013, where his practice is limited to orthodontics.

Professional Activities
  • American Dental Association
  • Minnesota Dental Association
  • American Association of Orthodontics
  • Minnesota Association of Orthodontics

Verified Patient Reviews

4.5 out of 5 (288 Reviews) (13 Comments)

Overall patient ratings are based on the average score given by The Dental Specialists patients who voluntarily complete a satisfaction survey from Press Ganey, a nationally recognized firm dedicated to improving patient experience. Click to learn more about our patient ratings.

5 out of 5
February 11, 2020
fantastic and knowledgeable doctor who is professional yet personable
5 out of 5
December 16, 2019
Dr. McCarthy is great- not intimidating at all
5 out of 5
December 13, 2019
McCarthy is an excellent orthodontist
5 out of 5
November 18, 2019
orthodontist, assistant, and staff were all extremely nice & helpful.
5 out of 5
November 9, 2019
5 out of 5
October 24, 2019
really appreciate how he speaks directly to my son and asks caring genuine questions
3.8 out of 5
October 5, 2019
very pleasant visit.
5 out of 5
July 2, 2019
we loved Dr McCarthy
3.6 out of 5
June 5, 2019
the doctor did not ask if I had any questions or concerns.
5 out of 5
April 29, 2019
Dr McCarthy is always very professional yet personable. great care
5 out of 5
April 23, 2019
awesome and friendly team..
5 out of 5
January 12, 2019
That's one reason we came here in stead of a closer place to our home
5 out of 5
January 29, 2018
Dr. McCarthy is very patient and thorough. He takes the time to consult with the patient and the parent about what he is seeing and the plan going forward. He shows a genuine interest in achieving the best result. Great at making conversation with the kids.
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