Doctor Profiles

Vaughn A. McGraw, D.D.S., M.S.

Dr. Vaughn A. McGraw

Dr. Vaughn A. McGraw is originally from the Detroit area. After high school, he attended Albion College, where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1968, majoring in Chemistry and Biology. He then attended the University of Michigan School of Dentistry, graduating with a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 1972.

Following graduation, he entered the United States Navy Dental Corps, in which he served from 1972-74.

Dr. McGraw returned to the University of Michigan in 1974 to complete a residency in periodontics and received a Master of Science degree. During that time, he was also on staff at the Dental School as a clinical instructor.

In 1977, Dr. McGraw opened Northern Periodontics and Implant Dentistry in Petoskey. Professionalism and clinical expertise are the foundation of his practice.

In 1984-1986 he was appointed to the board of examiners for the State of Michigan Specialty Board and served as Chief examiner from 1986-1988.

Dr. McGraw is currently a periodontal specialty consultant to the Michigan Dental Association.

Dr. McGraw engages in extensive professional continuing education, with special emphasis on periodontology, implantology, and temporomandibular disorders. He is active in numerous professional organizations including:

 

Very nice, friendly office: Everything was right on time, friendly and professional. I appreciate Dr McGraw’s experience and have confidence that I will be keeping my teeth as I age. Lacey has been so nice, knowledgeable and thorough. Thank you for having such a friendly, great staff!
–Robin B.

Michael R. Doctor, D.D.S, M.S.

Dr. Michael R. Doctor

Dr. Michael R. Doctor was born and raised in northern Michigan. He completed his undergraduate studies and received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Albion College in 1981. He received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Michigan School of Dentistry in 1985.

Dr. Doctor practiced general dentistry for three years prior to returning to the University of Michigan for specialty training in Periodontics. During his periodontal residency, he was also a clinical instructor in the Department of Periodontics.

Upon completing his periodontal residency in 1990, Dr. Doctor returned to northern Michigan to join the practice of Dr. Vaughn McGraw and the team at Northern Periodontics.

Dr. Doctor has engaged in extensive professional continuing education with special emphasis on periodontology, implantology, and temporomandibular disorders. He is active in numerous professional organizations including:

 

High quality periodontal services: Dr. Doctor was conscientious, thorough, pleasant and professional, as usual... all my questions were answered. I highly recommended Northern Periodontics.
- George H.