Dr. Mark Falco
Dr. Mark A. Falco graduated from Rutgers Dental School when it was known as the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in 1985. He was a lieutenant in the US Navy whereby he completed his General Practice Residency in Dentistry. Dr. Falco moved to Florida in 1991. He taught classes at Hillsborough Community College and Pasco-Hernando Community College before purchasing his first private practice in Lake County Florida in 1995.
Within the next few years Dr. Falco hosted a daytime radio program on oral health and wrote a distinguished book, The Preservation of Health,
“Managing Carbohydrates intake For Life”. The publishing of his book led Dr. Falco to obtain a Master’s degree in Human Nutrition from the University of Bridgeport. His expertise in cosmetic dentistry opened up channels for him to sponsor and support the Miss Florida program. Dr. Falco became a contributing writer for Pageantry Magazine, the elite magazine of the pageant industry.
Dr. Falco moved to Seminole County and in 2005 developed his present day dental practice known as Smile Design Studio. His passion for good oral health in dentistry has developed into an exceptional preventive care program for his patients. Last year Dr. Falco developed a long awaited Oral Health Maintenance Plan for Long-Term Care Facility residents in our backyard of Seminole County. This well-needed plan has shown to improve the level of dental hygiene care an average of almost 40%in other regions. Utilizing coaching techniques, discussions and feedback with residents and their direct care staff, elevates compliance and reduces the risks of oral infections.