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Meet The Team

At the core of our dental practice is a friendly team of professionals that are dedicated to your utmost comfort and optimal oral health. We view each patient as a unique individual, and tailor each treatment to your specific needs. As part of our commitment to providing close, personalized attention to every patient, we want to encourage patient communication. Please know that we are here to provide outstanding patient care, and that we value the trust you have placed in us.

 


Dr. Mark Forwood, DMD

Dr. Forwood grew up in neighboring Wallingford and graduated from Strath Haven High School.  He attended college at Lehigh University where he majored in Behavioral Neuroscience. Upon graduation, he worked at the Lankenau Institute of Medical Research doing cancer research before starting school in 2010 at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Forwood graduated in 2014 with his DMD and subsequently completed a general practice residency at St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Reading, PA.  Since completing his residency, Dr. Forwood has spent the past 4 years working in a private dental practice in Clifton Heights, PA.  

Dr. Forwood is excited to have an office located in Swarthmore where he has a long family history. His father grew up in Swarthmore and graduated from Swarthmore High School.  After his residency, Mark returned to Wallingford and currently lives there with his wife Christina and two young children Jackson and Lilly. 


Kellie Panaccio

Office Manager

Kellie began her dental career in 2011 as a dental receptionist, transitioning her way to treatment plan coordinator and then office manager in 2016. She strives to ensure that each of our patients has an exceptional experience with a full understanding of their individual dental care. Kellie has a passion for animal rescue and can often be found volunteering with local rescue groups or spending time with her friends, family and her dog, Charlie. She enjoys outdoor adventures and is happiest at the beach or lake with a good book. 


Darlene Tryon

Receptionist

Darlene (aka "Dar") joined Swarthmore Smiles in 2019 with over 12 years of experience as a dental receptionist. She is dedicated to welcoming patients to our office with a smile and making all feel welcomed. Darlene works  hard to ensure all of our patients have a positive experience and will go above and beyond to help resolve any issues regarding finances or dental insurance.

When not in the office, Dar loves spending time with her husband of over 30 years, gardening, crafts, and spending time with her kitty's Linus and Licky.


Jeanne Fiorelli

Dental Assistant

Jeanne attended Lyons Technical Institute, where she earned her certificate in Dental Assisting, and graduated with top honors.  She then attended Harcum Junior College and received additional accreditation in Expanded Functions. She aspires to continually gain knowledge, and educate her patients about attaining excellent dental health. Jeanne volunteers some of her spare time to various charitable activities, such as Meals on Wheels, lecturing at church, and teaching religious studies.  On weekends, she enjoys spending time with her family, cooking, baking, and gardening.

 
 


Maggie Griendling

Hygienist

Maggie received her associate’s degree in Dental Hygiene from Harcum College in 2017. Her main focus is to educate patients on preventive oral care to help maintain healthy mouths. In her spare time, Maggie can be found spending time with her family and friends or relaxing at the beach in the summertime. 


Shannon Dougherty

Hygienist

Shannon is a lifetime resident of Clifton Heights. She graduated Harcum College Dental Hygiene program in 2017. Prior to pursuing a career in Dentistry Shannon worked as a Certified Hospital Pharmacy Technician for Main Line Health. She strives to make her patients feel comfortable and enjoys educating patients on their oral health and finding personalized recommendations for each patient. Shannon is a self proclaimed “plant lady” that enjoys taking care of her many plants, and in her free time she loves  going to concerts, fishing, and spending time in Potter County.