McCleave grew up in the neighborhood, attended Rolando Elementary,
and graduated from Helix High School. He attended SDSU and
graduated from Georgetown Dental in 1966 with an award for
excellence in Operative Dentistry. He then went on to practice
dentistry in the air force, where he met his wife Erika in
McCleave took this practice over from his dentist in 1969,
42 years ago. He has experience in oral surgery, periodontics,
endodontic, orthodontics, full mouth reconstruction, implants,
and cosmetic dentistry. He has achieved Fellow of American
Academic in General Dentistry.
and his wife Erika have been married for 42 years and have
two adult sons. They recently became first time grandparents
to a beautiful little girl. In his spare time he likes to
spend time with his family, going camping, and boating.