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985 Main Street

Melrose, MA


Voted #1 Best Dental Office in Melrose and Surrounding Communities by Readers Choice Awards since 2001

Dr. Nelson Pan, DDS

Dr. Nelson Pan attended Boston College earning a Bachelor of Arts in Math and Biology, and four years later, he graduated in the Top 10% with Honors from the Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.) program at Emory University School of Dentistry in Atlanta, Georgia. Immediately following graduation, Dr. Pan enrolled and completed a series of continuing education courses at Boston University School of Dental Medicine in root canal therapy entitled, "Endodontics for General Dentists" and received hands-on training with the internationally well-known Dr. Herbert Shilder, Chairman of Post-Doctoral Endodontics. Since completing his dental education, Dr. Pan enjoys practicing all phases of general, family, pediatrics for children and cosmetic dentistry in his current location for over 20 years. He has kept up to date on numerous continuing educational classes and ensuring that his patients receive the most comprehensive, innovative and advanced dental care.

Dr. Nelson Pan and his wife, Dr. Debra Hong 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. Nelson Pan and Dr. Debra Pan were overjoyed to announce that their oldest son, 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 Speaker of University of Connecticut Health Center's 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. Nelson Pan is a former Clinical Assistant Professor at Boston University School of Dental Medicine. In the past several years, he has lectured in the Doctor of Dental Medicine Program in Fixed Prosthodontics and at Boston's Yankee Dental Congress. Dr. Pan's lecture topic is entitled, "Cerec 3D: Computerized Assisted Design and Computerized Aided Machinery in the Fabrication of Single-Visit Porcelain Crowns, Veneers and Onlays."

Emory University School of Dentistry, Atlanta, Georgia

Doctor of Dental Surgery, Honor Graduate, Rank: Top 10%
Trebor Foundation Scholar - Prestigious Academic Merit Award for Sophomore, Junior and Senior Years of Dental School
Operative Dentistry - Award of Excellence
Restorative Dentistry - Outstanding Clinician Award

Boston College
Bachelor of Arts Degree in Math and Biology

Swampscott High School
Swampscott, Massachusetts

Academic and Professional Appointments
Former Clinical Assistant Professor, Boston University School of Dental Medicine
Yankee Dental Congress - Massachusetts Dental Society
Lecturer, "Cerec 3D: Computerized Assisted Design and Computerized Aided Machinery in the Fabrication of Single-Visit Porcelain Crowns, Veneers and Onlays."

Professional Societies
American Dental Association
American Dental Education Association
Massachusetts Dental Society
East Middlesex Dental Society

We look forward to seeing you!


Family & Cosmetic Dentistry
Periodontics &  Dental Implants
Pediatric Childrens Dentistry
Orthodontics & Invisalign
Endodontic Root Canals
Extractions Oral Surgery

Pan Dental Care

Dr. Nelson Pan, DDS
Dr. Debra Hong Pan, DMD, MS, LLC
Dr. Jeffrey Pan, DMD, CAGS

985 Main Street
Melrose, MA 02176
Phone: 781-665-5190
Fax: 781-979-0682

New Patients are Always Welcome!

Proudly serving: MelroseWakefieldStonehamSaugus

CareCredit® Dental Financing: We offer flexible payment options / So you can get the care you want or need

Notes to the Doctors

Notes to Pan Dental Care's Office Manager


Find Out When We Are Open


8:00am - 8:00pm


3:00pm - 8:00pm


8:00am - 8:00pm


8:00am - 8:00pm


One Per Month - Orthodontics


8:00am - 3:00pm




985 Main Street Melrose, MA, 2176, USA

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