Welcome to Our Practice

What can we do for you?  Need an overal checkup and a good cleaning?  Have a tooth that is bothering you?  Want to know what can be done to make your smile more appealing?  

We offer exceptional patient care, state-of-the-art equipment and a complete range of dental services - that's why our practice is recognized as one of the most professional and compassionate dental practices in Independence.

We have been serving patients in Independence for over 30 years and are committed to staying abreast of the latest dental technologies and procedures.  Our family friendly office is ready to take care of all your dental needs.

This website has been specifically designed to familiarize you with our staff and office procedures here at Mark Family Dental. Check out our complete list of services, such as teeth whiteningcosmetic dentistrydental crowns, dental implantsveneerspreventive care or periodontal exams. Or, browse our educational patient library, find directions to our Independence office or even request an appointment.

New patients are always welcome..

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Meet our Doctors

  • Richard G. Mark, DDS

    Dr. Mark is a long term resident of Independence. He attended Truman High School, Graceland University, University of Missouri at Columbia, and the UMKC School of Dentistry. Dr. Mark is a member of the Missouri Dental Society, Implant Study Club, and American Dental Association.

    Dr. Mark has been married to his college sweetheart for 40 years and has raised 5 children. Over the years he has coached soccer, basketball, and baseball, been a Boy Scout Leader, been active in his local Church as youth leader, and minister, and been captain of a MS150 bicycle team for 20 years.

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  • Jeffrey Mark, DDS

    Dr. Jeff attended Truman High School, University of Missouri at Colombia, and UMKC School of Dentistry. After dental school he spent two years practicing in Las Vegas, NV before returning home to the midwest practicing in both Missouri and Kansas. He joined the practice in 2018 to make a great father-son team and is excited to continue Dr Richard's legacy.  Dr. Jeff is certified in clear aligner therapies through Suresmile & Invisalign and brings many new and innovative procedures to the practice.

    Out of the office, Dr. Jeff enjoys volunteering with organizations including The Missouri Mission of Mercy (MOMOM), HOPE Kids KC, Jackson County Childrens Division & others to bring support and wellness to the local community.  Dr. Jeff, his wife Kayla and dogs Zoey & Kobe are residents of Blue Springs.

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What Our Clients Say About Us

  • "Very friendly and family-oriented environment! Always a good experience! Been going since i was a kid!"
    Adam B
  • "Best dentist I have ever been to in my life . Dr Marks is honest , kind and did a fantastic job on my teeth . I hardly felt any pain at all . Him and his wife really care about their patients happiness . May God bless Dr Marks , his family and the staff . . . M.J."
    Jim A
  • "Iโ€™ve been going there my entire life! Great people. I would highly recommend them."
    Molly L
  • "Dr. Mark and his staff have been providing me dental care for years, and Iโ€™ve always felt right at home. Theyโ€™ve always worked with my schedule and give me confidence in my smile. Plus their toy box was THE BEST when I was a kid. Highly recommend them!"
    Joseph F

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Hours of Operation

Our Regular Schedule


9:00 am-5:00 pm


8:00 am-5:00 pm


9:00 am-5:00 pm


9:00 am-5:00 pm


8:00 am-12:00 pm