As a Nashville native, Dr. David McNutt earned his undergraduate degree from Lipscomb University in 2013. After which, he received a Master of Science in Pharmacology from The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC). He later earned his doctoral degree in Dental Surgery from Meharry Medical College School of Dentistry and graduated with honors in 2020.
After dental school, Dr. McNutt completed his specialty training in Advanced Education in Pediatric Dentistry and Community Oral Health at UTHSC while also earning a Master of Dental Science degree. During his time as a resident, Dr. McNutt was a clinical provider at UTHSC College of Dentistry’s Pediatric Dental clinic, Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, and spent time treating children at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
During his time in school, he received numerous awards including the National Dean’s List, Outstanding Achievement from the Hinman Dental Society, Student Achievement Award from the American Academy of Endodontics, Quintessence Award in Academic Achievement from Quintessence Publishing Company, Outstanding Student Achievement in Implant Dentistry Award from the Academy of Osseointegration, and induction into Omicron Kappa Upsilon the National Dental Honor Society.
Dr. McNutt is married to his wife Sarah, and they have two children. Apart from his passion for working with people, he enjoys sports, building, playing guitar, and being outdoors, as well as being with family and friends.
Dr. McNutt is a member of the AGD, NDA, AAPD, SPS, ACPA