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Francis K. Mante, Ph.D, DMD

General Dentist


  • DMD, University of Pennsylvania (‘95)
  • PhD, Northwestern University (‘90)
  • MS, Marquette University (‘87)
  • BDS, University of Ghana (‘79)

Professional Memberships

  • American Association of Dental Research
  • Academy of Dental Materials

Professional Awards

  • Student Clinicians – American Dental Association
  • Burton C. Borgelt/SCADA Faculty Advisor Award (‘05)
  • Fellow, American Society of Osseointegration. Philadelphia, PA (’92)

About Me

Dr. Francis Mante is a general dentist and an Associate Professor in the Department of Restorative Dentistry at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine. He teaches senior undergraduate students. Dr. Mante’s practice is focused on esthetic cases and oral rehabilitation, including porcelain crowns, bridges, and veneers. He also offers treatment in complete and partial dentures as well as implant-supported crowns, bridges, and overdentures.

Dr. Mante received a BDS degree from the University of Ghana in 1979 and practiced dentistry for 5 years. He then went on to further his education and received a MS in Dental Materials from Marquette University in Milwaukee, WI followed by a Ph.D in Biomaterials from Northwestern University. Dr. Mante came to PENN for a DMD degree in 1995.  He was also awarded a honorary MA degree at PENN in 1999. Dr. Mante has been practicing in the Penn Faculty Dental Practice since 1995.

Dr. Mante lives in Villanova, PA with his wife and two children. He enjoys bicycling, tennis, soccer and travel.