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Richard Panek

Richard Panek


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Skills & Interests


  • American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons
    Fellow and member of the Committee on Professional Conduct 10/2019 – Current
  • American College of Dentists
    Michigan Section Newsletter Editor 03/2018 – Current

Education History

  • Certificate of Completion Residency in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery (06/1989)
    Loyola University Medical Center/Stritch School of Medicine
  • DDS Dentistry (05/1985)
    Marquette University


Teaching Experience

  • Prosthetic Guided Implant Dentistry (Current)
    • Center for Oral Surgery & Dental Implants – Surgical-prosthetic principles of rehabilitation of edentulous patients
    • This is a professional CE course provided thru the support of DSG Davis Dental Labs, NobelBiocare A.B., and the Center for Oral Surgery & Dental Implants. I organized the curriculum, didactic as well as hands-on portions of the practice as well as secured the participation of prosthodontists who contributed to the content.
  • Smiles for Life (Spring 2014)
    • Michigan State University of Human Medicine – Oral health interventions for the medical doctor
    • This was a seminar course taught to PGY 1 Family Medicine Resident Physicians to introduce them to oral health concepts not taught in the medical school curriculum. Surveyed oral exams, early childhood caries diagnosis and oral/facial trauma management.

Honors & Awards

  • Fellowship in the American College of Dentists (10/2016)



  • Active Medical Staff, Consultant (09/1989 – Current) Spectrum Health Hospital System
  • President (08/1989 – Current) Palm & Panek DDS, PC dba Center for Oral Surgery & Dental Implants