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Dr. Mason


Dr. Suzanne Mason is originally from Saginaw, MI and grew up spending summers in Omena, MI with her family and working at a local restaurant in Northport, MI. She received her B.S. in physiology from Michigan State University, D.D.S. from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry, and a M.S. in Periodontics from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Dr. Mason is a Michigan Board certified periodontist and a diplomat of the American Board of Periodontology.

During her masters training, she completed her thesis on the use of stem cells from alveolar bone marrow to regenerate large oral and craniofacial bone defects. Dr. Mason has publications in several high-impact periodontal journals and textbooks and has presented her research at various conferences throughout the US including the International Association of Dental Research, Penn Periodontal Conference, Midwest Society of Periodontology, and the American Academy of Periodontology Orban Competition.

She was elected as American Academy of Periodontology Student Ambassador and is a member of the Michigan Dental Association, the American Dental Association, American Academy of Periodontology, the American Academy of Dental Research and the Midwest Society of Periodontology. Dr. Mason is a recipient of the Sigurd P. Ramfjord Award for Excellence, 1st place recipient of the 2013 Midwest Society of Periodontology Research Forum, and finalist at the American Academy of Periodontology Orban Memorial Competition. She also worked as a clinical instructor at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry from 2010-2013. Dr. Mason is the founder of the Dental Hygiene Study Club of Traverse City and presents various CE lectures to local hygienists on various periodontal-related topics. In her spare time, Dr. Mason enjoys skiing, acrylic painting, boating, tennis, wakeboarding and spending time with her husband Mike and their dog, Stormy.

Please contact our office if you have any questions, (231) 932-4223.

I have been fortunate to be a patient of Dr. Mason and her professional staff for a couple of years now. I have always had a positive experience. I would recommend Dr. Mason's practice to anyone.
—Will H.