Meet Dr. Mark Lake

My passion for dentistry was inspired by my father’s work as a dentist. I grew up seeing him help make his patients confident about their smiles, getting them out of pain, and restoring their function to improve their quality of life. With this positive impression of what dentistry could do for people, I knew it was the right choice for me.

Now that I’ve been practicing for more than 25 years, I’ve never been happier with the decision I made. Each and every day, I get to work one-on-one with my patients to create for them beautiful, healthy smiles. Having patients come to tears when they have a life changing appearance, the hugs of appreciation, and the smiles of a job well done are my true reward.

Education and Continuing Education

I attended the University of Nebraska at Lincoln, College Of Dentistry, where I earned my Doctorate of Dental Surgery. Since graduating, I have enjoyed continuing my education in cosmetics, Invisalign®, prosthodontics, pathology, and endodontics, just to name a few. It is my goal to keep up to date on the newest advances in dentistry, best products, and more effective procedures from the best dentists in the world. 

Affiliations and Recognition

  • American Dental Association
  • Missouri Dental Association
  • Top Physicians of the World
  • Better Business Bureau
  • Lake Area Chamber of Commerce

Outside the Office

Originally from Ogallala, Nebraska, I have lived in Lake of the Ozarks for the past ten years. I have a beautiful wife, three terrific children, a son-in-law, daughter-in-law, three wonderful grandchildren, and a cat named Oreo. 

When it comes to my free time, I have always enjoyed time spent with my family on the lake or traveling. I also enjoy football, golf, and fishing.

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