Dr. Mark L. Dake is an Orthodontist and Dentofacial Orthopedist serving the West Plains, Branson, Batesville, Hardy, Mountain Grove and Houston areas for more than 30 years. He is experienced in Retention ...
Education and Training
Missouri Southern State University Joplin 1980
University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry D.D.S. 1984
Baylor College Of Dentistry Master of Science in Dentistry & Orthodontic Certi
American Board of OrthodonticsAmerican Board of OrthodonticsABO
- Laser Treatment
- Lythos Digital Impressions
- Orthodontic Disorders
- Retention And Retainers
- Surgical Orthodontics
- Professional MemberAmerican Dental Association
- Professional MemberMissouri Dental Society
- Professional MemberMissouri Society of Orthodontists
- Professional MemberDamon Study Club
- Professional MemberCharles Tweed Study Group
- Professional MemberORMCO’s™ Insiders Club
- DiplomateAmerican Board of Orthodontics
- Professional MemberAmerican Association of Orthodontists
Mark L. Dake DDS, MSD's Practice location
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Houston, MO 65483 Get Direction
WEST PLAINS, MO 65775 Get Direction
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