Dr. Debra Hong Pan, DMD, MS
Dr. Debra Hong Pan is a 2001 Honor Graduate of the Doctor of Dental Medicine D.M.D. Program at Boston University School of Dental Medicine. Prior to being a dentist, she graduated Salutatorian from Forsyth School for Dental Hygienists in Boston and also, received a Master of Science in Dental Public Health and Health Care Management degree with Honors from Boston University School of Dental Medicine. She has been practicing for over 22 years with her husband, Dr. Nelson Pan, and they have been in their current location for over 20 years. Since completing her dental education, Dr. Pan enjoys practicing in her current location for over 20 years. She has kept up to date on numerous continuing educational classes and ensuring that her patients receive the most comprehensive, innovative and advanced dental care.
Dr. Debra Hong Pan and her husband Dr. Nelson Pan have been Voted #1 Dentists in Melrose and the Surrounding Communities - Regional Gold Award by the Readers Choice Awards since 2001. New Patients are always welcome!
At Pan Dental Care, they are proud to have In-house Orthodontist Dr. Elise Vincelette providing the most advanced, gentle and revolutionary orthodontic techniques.
In 2016, Dr. Debra Pan and Dr. Nelson Pan were overjoyed to announce that their oldest son, Advanced-trained Dr. Jeffrey Pan, joined Pan Dental Care as our In-house Dental Implantologist, Cosmetic & Restorative Dentist with a Post-Doctoral Certificate in Advanced Education in General Dentistry providing the most innovative and advanced techniques in Computerized CAD/CAM Digital Dentistry.
Dr. Jeffrey Pan was honored as the Doctor of Dental Medicine's Commencement Student Speaker of University of Connecticut Health Center's Graduation Commencement Ceremony. He then attended Boston University School of Dental Medicine's post-doctoral program in Advanced Education in General Dentistry. Dr. Jeffrey Pan has advanced training in Dental Implants, Cosmetic and Restorative Dentistry. During the Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies (CAGS) Convocation at Boston University School of Dental Medicine, Dr. Jeffrey Pan received the Award in Clinical Dentistry in Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) for Outstanding Clinical Performance.
Pan Dental Care's Family & Cosmetic Dentistry, Orthodontics, Pediatric Dental Care for Children, Periodontics, Dental Implantology private practice have all State-of-the-art Sterilization and "Drill-less" Dentistry. The Doctors are proud to provide an Advanced Computerized Digital Dentistry Facility for the highest-quality comfortable dental care available.
Specialty equipment includes computerized technology for "Single-Visit" Porcelain Crown and Veneers CEREC 3D, Galileos 3-D digital scans, Biolase Laser for gentle hard and soft tissue treatment, Instant Computerized Digital X-rays, Rotary Root Canal Computerized Treatment, Drill-less Air Abrasion Unit, Intraoral Camera, Smooth Electric Handpieces, Invisalign, Zoom 2! Teeth Whitening and much more.
In addition to private dental practice, Dr. Debra Hong Pan is a Clinical Associate Professor at Boston University School of Dental Medicine in the Department of General Dentistry. Dr. Pan teaches in the Doctor of Dental Medicine Program in the preclinical curriculum and Pre-Doctoral Patient Treatment Center as a General Supervising Faculty in General Dentistry. Clinical areas include Cerec 3-D Training in CAD/CAM Computerized Technology, Fixed Prosthodontics, Operative Dentistry, Pediatric Dentistry, Occlusion and Removable Prosthodontics.
During the 2008 Boston University School of Dental Medicine's Graduation Commencement Ceremony, Dr. Debra Pan received one of the highest awards bestowed upon a faculty member at the School of Dental Medicine: The Dean Spencer N. Frankl Award for Excellence in Teaching.
Dr. Debra Pan is an active member of the American Dental Association (A.D.A) and was appointed in October 2016 to The Commission on Dental Accreditation (C.O.D.A.) as a Site Visitor in Clinical Sciences. In June 2016, Dr. Pan was appointed as a Clinical Examiner for Dentists Licensure to The Commission on Dental Competency Assessments (C.D.C.A) - Formerly the Northeast Regional Board of Dental Examiners (N.E.R.B). An active volunteer of the Yankee Dental Congress, she is a selected member and 2009 graduate of Leadership Institute of the Massachusetts Dental Society. Dr. Pan truly enjoys contributing her clinical and teaching expertise as an active appointed member in national dental professional organizations.
Boston University School of Dental Medicine
Doctor of Dental Medicine, Honor Graduate, Class Rank: 5/88
American Student Dental Association - Award of Excellence
Pediatric Dentistry - Outstanding Clinician Award
Boston University School of Dental Medicine
Master of Science in Dental Public Health and Health Care Management
Forsyth School For Dental Hygienists
Certificate in Dental Hygiene, Class Rank: 2/96
Salutatorian, Second Highest Honors, magna cum laude
Sigma Phi Alpha Award - National Dental Hygiene Honor Society
Associate Degree in Health Sciences
magna cum laude
Melrose High School
Academic and Professional Appointments
Clinical Associate Professor, Boston University School of Dental Medicine
The Dean Spencer N. Frankl Award for Excellence in Teaching - Boston University Commencement Speaker 2008
Commission on Dental Accreditation (C.O.D.A.) - Clinical Sciences
Commission on Dental Competency Assessments (C.D.C.A.) - Formerly the Northeast Regional Board of Dental Examiners (N.E.R.B.)
American Dental Education Association - Research Presenter at TechExpo 2016
Massachusetts Dental Society - Leadership Institute Graduate 2009
American Dental Association
American Dental Education Association
American Association of Dental Boards
Massachusetts Dental Society
East Middlesex Dental Society