Dr. Marina Funtik, DMD, MDS, FACP, Dentist
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Dr. Marina Funtik, DMD, MDS, FACP

Prosthodontist | Prosthodontics

5725 Erindale Dr Suite 200 Colorado Springs CO, 80918



Dr. Marina Funtik is a prosthodontist practicing in Colorado Springs, CO. Dr. Funtik specializes in the restoration and replacement of teeth. Prosthodontists maintain oral function, comfort and the appearance and health either with the natural teeth or the replacement of missing ones with maxillofacial tissues and artificial substances.

Education and Training

UConn School of DentalMedicine DMD 2009

UConn Prosthodontics MS FACP 2012

Board Certification

American Board of Prosthodontics

Provider Details

Dr. Marina Funtik, DMD, MDS, FACP
Dr. Marina Funtik, DMD, MDS, FACP's Expert Contributions
  • What is a good treatment for swollen gums?

    If you are experiencing swollen gums treatment would depend on the correct diagnosis by your dentist. Treatment could range from regular to deep cleaning or even a biopsy. Your dentist should evaluate your individual condition first to then be able to perform the correct treatment. READ MORE

  • What are my options for having a missing tooth replaced?

    Replacing a missing tooth can be challenging. Implant or bridge options are the permanent solutions but depending on the surrounding bone and gum tissue one will be better suited than the other. Always consult with your highly trained dentist to properly diagnose and treatment plan your individual needs. Implant success rates have increased tremendously in the last 10 years so ensure that you have all the information before deciding what is best for you. READ MORE

  • Is there any medication to prevent tooth decay?

    Yes! We use Featherstone Protocol in our office for patients with a high risk of decay. The patient needs a prescription from their dentist to: STEP 1: Achieve targeted killing of harmful oral bacteria that cause tooth decay (streptococcus mutans) STEP 2. Remineralize/harden soft spots READ MORE

  • How can I clean my dentures?

    Best way to clean arcrylic dentures is very soft bristled brush and warm soap and water. We do not recommend toothpaste as it is too abrasive and can leave micro-abrasions in the denture and this will harbor smelly bacteria. The bacteria in the micro-abrasions will make denture less hygienic over time. READ MORE

  • Can I eat solid foods with Invisalign?

    If you have Invisalign Trays: only clear cold liquids should be consumed. Best to take your trays off to eat or drink any other foods. READ MORE

Areas of expertise and specialization

complex restorative and implant treatments

Faculty Titles & Positions

  • Clinical Faculty American Academy of Facial Esthetics 2020 - Present


  • Rising Star Award Year  
  • Outstanding Dental Assisting Student Award Year  

Professional Memberships

  • American Dental Association  
  • American College of Prosthodontists  
  • International Team for Implantology  
  • American Academy of Facial Esthetics  
  • Colorado Springs Dental Society  

Charities and Philanthropic Endeavors

  • American Heart Association
  • Samaritan's Purse

Dr. Marina Funtik, DMD, MDS, FACP's Practice location

5725 Erindale Dr Suite 200 -
Colorado Springs, CO 80918
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Dr. Marina Funtik, DMD, MDS, FACP has a rating of 5 out of 5 stars based on the reviews from 6 patients. FindaTopDoc has aggregated the experiences from real patients to help give you more insights and information on how to choose the best Prosthodontist in your area. These reviews do not reflect a providers level of clinical care, but are a compilation of quality indicators such as bedside manner, wait time, staff friendliness, ease of appointment, and knowledge of conditions and treatments.

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Get to know Prosthodontist Dr. Marina Funtik, who serves patients in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

A board-certified prosthodontist, Dr. Funtik is affiliated with Oasis Prosthodontics in Colorado Springs, Colorado. She is an award winning specialist in dental implants, cosmetic crowns, veneers, bridges, and cosmetic dentures. She is also a Chao Pinhole Gum Lift Academy graduate, treating and rejuvenating receding gums. 

Her passion for beautifying smiles combined with artistic skills in facial esthetics (using Botox and Juvederm) allow her to create solutions that are completely customized to patients’ individual needs and desires. She strives for outcomes that bring out the most beautiful and natural smile.

In her early career, Dr. Funtik was trained as a dental lab technician. At the age of 19, she moved to Colorado Springs from Europe and graduated from Pikes Peak Community College in dental assisting. There, she earned numerous awards such as the Rising Star Award, Arthur B. Metzger Outstanding Dental Assisting Student Award and both International and Dean’s scholarships. 

Subsequently, she was recruited by St. Lawrence University on a full scholarship, earning a Bachelor of Science degree and graduating summa cum laude. She was also invited to join Phi Beta Kappa, a prestigious honor received by only about 1% of college seniors nationwide. She then went on to graduate with her Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry degree from the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine, where she was honored with the Hanau Excellence in Prosthodontics Award for outstanding clinical skills. There, she also obtained her specialty training in prosthodontics, specializing in complex restorative and implant treatments.

Recognized as a Fellow of the American College of Prosthodontics, the doctor is board-certified in prosthodontics by the American Board of Prosthodontics, whose mission is to certify individuals who have demonstrated special knowledge and skills in prosthodontics.

A believer of life-long learning, Dr. Funtik is an active member of the International Team for Implantology, the American College of Prosthodontists, the American Dental Association, the American Academy of Facial Esthetics, and the Colorado Springs Dental Society. She also proudly serves on the Board of the American Heart Association.

Active in academia, she serves as Clinical Faculty at the American Academy of Facial Esthetics, traveling and teaching doctors and nurses dermal fillers and neurotoxin applications.

Helping patients in need, Dr. Funtik has done mission trips to South Africa and Alaska, helping underserved children and providing dentures to Native Tribes.

Prosthodontics, also known as dental prosthetics or prosthetic dentistry, is the area of dentistry that focuses on dental prostheses. Prosthodontists specialize in replacing missing teeth and associated oral structures by determining the type of dental prostheses required, having customized dental prostheses manufactured, and fitting them in patients’ mouths. They also treat temporomandibular disorders and various issues associated with damaged and problematic teeth.

As a testament to her success, Dr. Funtik has been named a Rising Star by Colorado Springs Business Journal, and was voted by her peers a Top Dentist in Colorado Springs Style Magazine.

In her free time, she enjoys going to church and spending time outdoors. She loves nature and animals.

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