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3699 S Airport Road West, Traverse City, MI 49684

Dr. Joseph Yancho

Meet Dr. Joseph Yancho

Dr. Joseph Yancho (Dr. Joe) graduated from the University of Michigan in 2014 with a Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience, then continued his education in Ann Arbor, graduating in 2018 from the University of Michigan School of Dentistry. While there, he served as Grand Master of the Delta Sigma Delta International Dental Fraternity, as well as the CEO of Victors for Veterans, a program dedicated to providing free dental care to veterans in need.

Serving in the United States Navy after graduation, he completed officer development school in Newport, RI and an Advanced Education in General Dentistry at Great Lakes Naval Station, IL. During his five year career in the Navy, he served as sole Dental Officer and Health Services Department Head aboard USS NEW ORLEANS, as well as a division officer onboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego. His awards and decorations during service include the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal, the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal, Humanitarian Service Medal, and others.
After service in the Navy, Joe returned to Traverse City to join his father in practice. Dr. Joe is an active member of the American Dental Association, the Michigan Dental Association, and the American Academy of Facial Esthetics, and currently serves as the president of the Resort District Dental Society, the regional affiliate of the MDA. He is an active preceptor for the University of Michigan’s United We Smile program, continuing to give back to children and veterans in need of dental care in northern Michigan.


"This was my first visit to Yancho dentistry This was a very positive visit. Dr Joe Yancho was very thorough in this initial examination. The staff at this office were friendly and very helpful. I thoroughly recommend this office for your dental needs."



"I have always felt secure and in good hands with Dr Yancho and his entire staff. While i am highly anxious about dental work i have no doubt that i am in good, caring, and expert caring hands in this office."



"Great team at Yancho Dentistry!"



"If you want a dentist the truly cares about your health, is gracious and looks out for your best interest, look no further than Yancho Family Dentist. When I lived in Gaylord, I had what others referred to the best dentist in that area. I feel that Yancho Dentistry is the best overall experience in Traverse City!"



"Dr. Joseph Yancho was great, very nice to work with and I received the most thorough dental exam I’ve ever had"



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