Dr. Mark Dake is a founder of Rock Dental Brands and Westrock Orthodontics. He began his practice in West Plains, MO in 1986. He takes great pride in the successful treatment of many patients in many communities over the years. He has always concentrated on an excellent bite or occlusion that matches the patient’s face to result in a more natural looking smile.
“I enjoy seeing my patients smiles improve as well as the the self-confidence that is gained from a healthy beautiful smile.”
Dr. Dake and his wife, Kim, both graduated from Mountain Grove High School and have been married for over 35 years. They have three children. Son, Merritt and his wife Lauren live in Little Rock, AR with their four children. Son, Miles and his wife Meredith live in Denver, CO. Daughter, Anne-Katherine lives in Little Rock, AR. All three children attended Southern Methodist University in Dallas Texas.
Dr. Dake learned to fly several years ago and is now a seasoned pilot who enjoys visiting his family.Education
University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry, 1984
Doctor of Dental Surgery
Baylor College of Dentistry
Master of Science in Dentistry & Orthodontic Certification
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