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Franklin X. Pancko, DDS

Dr. Pancko grew up in Columbus, New Jersey and went to Rutgers University for his undergraduate studies, graduating with a bachelors in Biochemistry.  He then attended Columbia Dental School.  After dental school, he served as an officer in the Army Dental Corps where he participated in the Advanced Education in General Dentistry Residency.  During this time in the Army he was stationed in Germany, deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and served as the Officer In Charge of the Edgewood Dental Clinic in the Aberdeen Proving Ground Area.  After his commitment to the military ended, he enrolled in the Oral and Maxillofacial residency at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx.  He has been practicing in Delaware since 2009.  He currently lives in Dover with his wife and four children.


Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency, Montefiore Medical Center, 2005-2009

Advanced Education in General Dentistry, Baumholder, Germany, 2001-2002

Columbia Dental School, 1997-2001

Rutgers University, B.S. Biochemistry, 1993-1997


Professional Affiliation:

Member of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

Member of the American Dental  Association

Member of the Delaware State Dental Society

Member of the Middle Atlantic Society for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Member of the Kent/Sussex Dental Society



Use of Tilted Implants in Treatment of the Atrophic Posterior Mandible: A Preliminary Report of a Novel Approach, JOMS, Volume 68Issue 2, Pages 407-413 (February 2010)

Outcomes of Placing Short Dental Implants in the Posterior Mandible: A Retrospective Study of 124 Cases, JOMS, Volume 67Issue 4, Pages 713-717 (April 2009)

Post-traumatic bilateral abducens nerve palsy and unilateral facial nerve palsy: a case report, JOMS, Volume 68, Issue 7, Pages 1694-7 (July 2010)

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