Dr. Kathryn Swan, DDS

Dr. Kathryn Swan, DDS

Orthodontics  |  

Accepting new patients

Dr. Kathryn Swan, DDS is a dentist who practices in Grand Rapids, MI. She has been practicing for 11 years.Read her story

Swan Orthodontics

6677 Crossings Dr SE

Grand Rapids, MI 49508
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Ameritas
  • Assurant Health
  • CompBenefits Corp.
  • Delta Dental
  • Dental Network of America
  • Guardian
  • MetLife
  • Principal Financial Group
  • United Concordia

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Dr. Swan's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Swan "“Orthodontics is a great blend of art and science, and I enjoy helping people achieve a beautiful result. I get so excited to see the increase in a patient’s self-confidence that occurs during treatment. That confidence can make such a difference in their life!” — Dr. Swan Dr. Kathryn Swan is proud to be an orthodontist in Grand Rapids, Michigan. She is committed to creating superior orthodontic results in a friendly, patient-centered environment. She enjoys getting to know each of her patients, and seeing their smiles and confidence improve as treatment progresses. Education A native of Coldwater, Michigan, Dr. Swan completed her undergraduate education at Michigan State University, where she earned a Bachelor of Science in chemistry with high honors. Her Doctorate of Dental Surgery was earned at the University of Michigan, where she remained for her post-graduate training in orthodontics. In 2007, she was awarded a Master of Science for her thesis on three-dimensional radiographic techniques. Dr. Swan is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics and an Invisalign® certified provider. Professional Affiliations American Association of Orthodontists Michigan Association of Orthodontists Great Lakes Association of Orthodontists American Dental Association Michigan Dental Association West Michigan District Dental Society American Board of Orthodontists Kent County Dental Society Michigan Tweed Orthodontic Study Club Continuing Education In addition to her professional affiliations, Dr. Swan completes twice the required CE training to keep our practice at the forefront of developing techniques and technology. She has served for three years on the board of directors for the Kent County Dental Society, and is the society’s current vice president. Dr. Swan is also the current president of the Michigan Association of Orthodontists, and has served on its board of directors for several years. She was recently selected to receive the 2014 MDA New Dentist Leadership Award. Dr. Swan is well-respected by her colleagues in the Grand Rapids orthodontic community. Outside the Office Dr. Swan resides with her husband Ben, their two children Charlie and Allison and their cat, Lucy. Dr. Swan loves spending time with her family. In the summer, they love to head to Lake Michigan and spend some time on the beach. During the winter months, they like to catch up with the latest movies."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Swan "At Swan Orthodontics, our team of orthodontists in Grand Rapids MI are dedicated to creating beautiful, healthy smiles for patients of all ages and lifestyles! We specialize in orthodontics for children (braces for children/kids), teens, and adults - braces for adults, invisible braces, etc - offering a variety of customized treatments designed to meet your own individual needs."

Practice Areas

  • Orthodontics
  • Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics

Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosis of Tooth
  • Crooked Teeth
  • Crossbite
  • Dental Crowding
  • Dental Disorders
  • Dental Spacing
  • Gaps Between Teeth
  • Malocclusion (Bad Bite)
  • Misaligned Teeth
  • Open Bite
  • Overbite
  • Protruding Front Teeth
  • Tempormandibular Joint Pain
  • Underbite


  • Bite Adjustment
  • Clear Dental Braces
  • Cosmetic Oral Evaluation
  • Cosmetic Procedure
  • Dental Brace
  • Dental X-Ray
  • Invisalign Teen®
  • Invisalign®
  • Metal Dental Braces
  • Nightguard
  • Non-Surgical Bite Correction
  • Panoramic and Cephalometric Digital Dental X-Rays
  • Removable Appliances
  • Retainer Therapy
  • Retainers
  • Sleep Apnea Oral Appliances
  • Snoring Prevention
  • Spacers for Braces
  • Springs for Braces

Background Check

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  • Michigan State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University of Michigan / School of Dentistry
    Medical School | Graduated 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Swan's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Swan to family and friends
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Dr. Swan's Performance

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Office & Staff Performance

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Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in Detroit, MI |
My family has been going to Dr. Swan for about the past seven years. We love the care and kindness she's always shown to our family. Dr. Swan is really one of the nicest doctors/people we've had the pleasure of seeing. I definitely recommend her office!
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in Grand Rapids, MI |
Dr swan is very nice , friendly and beautiful. Thank you . You are the best.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Swan accepts 10 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Dental DPPO
  • Ameritas
    Ameritas PPO
  • Assurant Health
    DHA Premier
  • CompBenefits Corp.
    Advantage Plus
  • Delta Dental
    Delta Dental Premier
  • Dental Network of America
    Dental Network of America DPPO
  • Guardian
    DentalGuard Preferred
  • MetLife
    MetLife PDP
  • Principal Financial Group
    Dental PPO
  • United Concordia
    Advantage Plus PPO
    National Fee-for-Service

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