Pankey Scholar Coordinator



Dr. Swan graduated from the University of Michigan School of Dentistry in 1984 and completed his General Practice Residency training in 1985 at Sinai Hospital of Detroit. He has accumulated nearly 3,000 hours of post-doctoral continuing dental education since that time, including extensive training at the Center for Professional Development, The Misch International Implant Institute, the Pikos Institute, and the L.D. Pankey Institute. He is a Fellow of the International College of Dentists, the Academy of General Dentistry, and the Misch Implant Institute, a Diplomate of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists, and a Pankey Scholar.


Dr. Swan began his journey as a Pankey participant in 1994 and has acted as Visiting Faculty for the Becker Masters series, Essentials 2, and is the current coordinator for the Pankey Scholar Program. He also holds an appointment as adjunct faculty at Michigan’s dental school. Dr. Swan is the senior parter at Traverse Dental Associates (TDA), a five-doctor group where all of the principals and associates are Pankey trained dentists.


Dr. Swan enjoys playing music (bass guitar and singing) and, most notably, founded the band Smooth Crossover composed of several members of the Pankey family. Dr. Swan and his wife, Dr. Lynn Swan (M.D.) raised their four grown children on the shores of pristine Grand Traverse Bay.