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Dr. Mark L. Dake

Orthodontist in Joplin, Missouri: Specializing in braces and InvisalignⓇ

Dr. Mark Dake is a Missouri native and a founder of Rock Dental Brands and Westrock Orthodontics. He graduated from Mountain Grove High School and received his Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Missouri-Kansas City. He went on to receive his Master of Science in Dentistry and Orthodontic Certification from the Baylor College of Dentistry. 

As a Board Certified Orthodontist and a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics, Dr. Dake takes pride in the successful treatment of many patients throughout many communities over the years. He specializes in providing braces and Invisalign® to children, teens, and adults concentrating on creating an excellent bite that results in a more natural looking smile. Dr. Dake has earned Silver Tier status for his treatment in Invisalign®. He loves serving the Joplin community!

“I enjoy seeing my patients smiles improve as well as the self-confidence that is gained from a healthy, beautiful smile.”

Dr. Dake is a pilot and enjoys flying to visit his family. He and his wife, Kim, have been married for 40 years and have three children. One of his sons, Merritt Dake, is the Chief Executive Officer of Rock Dental Brands and his daughter AK Dake, is the Director of Recruiting & Culture at Rock Dental Brands.


University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry Doctor of Dental Surgery

Baylor College of Dentistry Master of Science in Dentistry & Orthodontic Certification

You Might Not Know

Played college football at Missouri Southern State University. 1974 Missouri State record holder in the 440 YARD relay. Missouri switched to METERS the next year.

Professional Organizations
  • American Association of Orthodontists
  • Missouri Dental Society
  • Diplomate of American Board of Orthodontics
  • American Dental Association
  • Missouri Society of Orthodontists
  • Damon Study Club
  • ORMCO’s™ Insiders Club