W. Craig Noblett, DDS, MS, FACD, FICD

Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Restorative Sciences

W. Craig Noblett

Contact Info


Office Address:
8-166 Moos Tower
515 Delaware St.
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Restorative Sciences

Director, Endodontics

DDS, University of California, Los Angeles, 1987

MS, Endodontics, University of Iowa, 1994

BS, University of California, Los Angeles, 1983

Certificate, Hospital Dentistry, Northwestern University Medical School, 1988


Dr. Craig Noblett received his dental degree from UCLA School of Dentistry and his Masters and certificate in Endodontics from the University of Iowa. He has also served as assistant director of the GPR program at Northwestern Memorial Hospital/Northwestern University School of Medicine in Chicago. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Endodontics, a Fellow of the American College of Dentists and the International College of Dentists. He has chaired several committees for the American Association of Endodontists and is a past president of the Northern California Academy of Endodontics. He has also served on the Board of Trustees of the California Dental Association and served as Chair of the Committee on Volunteer Placement and the Nominating Committee for the CDA. Dr. Noblett has also served six years as a Director of the American Board of Endodontics including two years as president of the ABE. In April, 2020 Dr. Noblett joined the faculty at the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry, and as of September 1, 2020 will serve as the Director of the Division of Endodontics.

Awards & Recognition

Omicron Kappa Upsilon, 1987

Diplomate, American Board of Endodontics, 1997

Fellow, American College of Dentists, 2006

Volunteer Faculty of the Year, UCSF School of Dentistry, 2005

Fellow, International College of Dentists, 2012



Hurst, PS, and Noblett, WC. Geriatric Dentistry. Otolaryngology Clinics of North America; 23(6): 1097-1108, 1990

Noblett, WC, Wilcox, LR, Scamman, F, Johnson, WT, Diaz-Arnold, A. Detection of Pulpal Circulation In Vitro by Pulse Oximetry. J Endod; 22(1): 1-5, 1996

Mattscheck, DJ, Law, AS, Noblett, WC. Retreatment versus initial root canal treatment: Factors affecting posttreatment pain. OOOOE; 92(3): 321-324, 2001

Zakizadeh, P, Marshall, SJ, Hoover, CI, Peters, OA, Noblett, WC, Gansky, SA, Goodis, HE. A Novel Approach in assessment of coronal leakage of intraorifice barriers: A saliva leakage and micro-computed tomographic evaluation. J Endod; 34(7): 871-875, 2008

Johnson, WJ and Noblett, WC. Chapter 15, Cleaning and Shaping. Pp 258-286 Principles and Practice of Endodontics, 4th Edition, Saunders-Elsevier, St. Louis, 2009.

Peters, OA and Noblett, WC, Chapter 16, Cleaning and Shaping, Pp 273-300 Principles and Practice of Endodontics, 5th Edition, Elsevier, St. Louis, 2015

Paranjpe, A and Noblett, WC. Chapter TBD, Management of Traumatic Dental Injuries. Principles and Practice of Endodontics, 6th Edition, Elsevier, St. Louis. 2020