Charles F. Scanlon II DDS, MSD

Periodontist, Diplomate to the American Board of Periodontology



Dr. Scanlon is a 2008 graduate of the Creighton University School of Dentistry located in Omaha Nebraska. He graduated with honors receiving the American Academy of Periodontology Dental Student Award, the International Congress of Oral Implantologists Dental Predoctoral Achievement Award, and the Quintessence Award for Student Research. In addition to serving as class president, he also won the freshman dental research table clinic competition and was selected to participate in the American Dental Association Student Conference on Research.

His residency in Periodontics was completed in 2011 at the Medical University of South Carolina located in Charleston South Carolina where he served as chief resident. His program included training in advanced periodontal therapy, bone grafting, implant therapy and IV sedation.

Dr. Scanlon currently serves on the faculty of the Medical University of South Carolina in the division of Oral Rehabilitation. He currently lectures throughout the region discussing the topics of oral health, dental implants, and oral reconstruction.

He is a member of the American Academy of Periodontology, the American Dental Association, the South Dakota Dental Association, the Black Hills District Dental Society, and the Academy of Osseointegration.

He and his wife Amy have two daughters and reside in Rapid City. When not treating patients, Chuck enjoys spending time with his family and being in the outdoors as much as possible. He is an avid hunter and fisherman.

The Team and Patients of West River Periodontics want to congratulate Dr. Scanlon on passing the examination to become a board certified periodontist. A Diplomate to the American Board of Periodontology is a periodontist who has made significant achievements beyond the mandatory education requirements of the specialty. Dr. Scanlon is the only board certified periodontist in Western South Dakota.

Kip Katseanes, DMD, MSD



Dr. Katseanes holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Idaho State University before going on to obtain his Doctor of Dental Medicine from the Medical University of South Carolina. After graduating from dental school, he was accepted in the periodontology program at the Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. Katseanes received extensive training in periodontal therapy, bone and periodontal regenerative surgery, periodontal plastic surgery, pre-prosthetic surgery, dental implant therapy and IV sedation.

He values and believes in providing his patients with the best treatment and results available. He has always possessed an incredible work ethic, strives for patient comfort and works tirelessly to obtain excellent results. As a caring periodontist, he focuses on the patients’ needs and concerns.

Dr. Katseanes loves spending time with his wife, Melissa, and four children. He is a sports fanatic and enjoys watching all sporting events and playing golf.

The Team at West River Periodontics

At West River Periodontics, our patients are our first priority.  Our team includes a dedicated hygienist for periodontal cleanings, an implant treatment coordinator to plan and guide our implant patients through their care, certified assistants aiding Dr. Scanlon during procedures, and caring front office staff to accommodate your scheduling, financial and insurance needs.  We are proud to take exceptional care of our patients.