Doctors and Staff
Meet the experienced and friendly dentists and staff who make Dr. Mark McFerran the leading provider of oral hygiene and personalized dental services in Jackson.
Dr. Mark McFerran
Dr. Mark McFerran received his bachelor’s degree from Spring Arbor University. A 1986 University of Detroit Dental School graduate, he has been in private practice for over 20 years. Dr. McFerran and his dental team are committed to providing comprehensive dental care in an environment that is comfortable, friendly and professional.
Through frequent continuing education courses, Dr. McFerran and his dental team are dedicated to providing the most up to date dental procedures and techniques. Dr. McFerran is an active member of the Jackson District Dental Society, having served as a past president. He is also active in the Jackson District Dental Study Club, having participated in a two-year mini-residency. He is a member of the Michigan Dental Association, the American Dental Association and the Academy of General Dentistry.
Dr. Mark, his wife Victoria, and their three children, Morgan, Michael and Mason are very active in the community. Dr. Mark enjoys mentoring in the ‘kids hope’ program at Warner Elementary, as well as being involved in various community and church events.
Dr McFerran enjoys giving back by traveling to third world countries to provide dental care. He has traveled to Nigeria, Honduras, Haiti, and Mexico and considers it a privilege to serve the underserved in these areas.
Dr. Laura Norris
Please help up us welcome Dr. Laura Norris as an associate dentist in our office. She received her bachelor’s degree from Michigan State University and is a 2014 graduate of University of Michigan School of Dentistry.
Lisa Taylor, Office Manager
Lisa has been in her role as Office Manager since 2006. A native of Canada, Lisa graduated from the Early Childhood Education Program at St. Clair College and recently completed the Organizational Management Program from Spring Arbor University. Lisa is a member of the American Association of Dental Office Managers. Lisa enjoys working with our patients in helping them make their dental treatment affordable.
Lisa and her husband enjoy hosting weekend BBQ’s with friends and family and supporting their 3 children and granddaughter in their extracurricular activities.
Linda VanWagoner, Scheduling Coordinator
Linda, also known as the ‘Hi’ girl, joined the practice in 2007. Linda enjoys meeting new people and welcoming new patients to our practice. Linda’s greatest asset is her welcoming smile and ability to make people laugh, while providing a calm, friendly atmosphere for the office.
Linda enjoys LIFE! She loves spending time with her family, friends and the outdoors.
Julie Taber, Dental Assistant
Julie has been assisting Dr. Mark chair side since 1999. Julie graduated from Springport Schools and attended the Dental Assisting Program at the Jackson Area Career Center and Ross Medical School. Julie provides compassionate, loving treatment to each of her patients and prides herself in that.
Julie is married to her wonderful husband Tim of 14 years and enjoys being ‘Mother Nature’ to all of the animals that come to her door step.
Missy Howington, Registered Dental Hygienist
Missy began treating patients in our office in 2008. She grew up in the Athens area and graduated from the Hygiene program at Kellogg Community College. Missy is passionate about patient care and educating her patients in oral health care.
Missy enjoys going to sporting events, Luke Brian concerts, gardening, camping, and her ‘old boy’ Woody, her 15 year old beagle.
Kim Crabtree, Registered Dental Hygienist
Kim has been with Dr. Mark McFerran Dentistry beginning in 2006. Kim graduated from the dental hygiene program at Lansing Community College in 1989. Kim is past president of the Dental Hygiene Association and is an expert dental hygienist that is passionate about providing oral health care to our patients.
Kim enjoys lake living with her husband and son and is an avid, active member of her local yacht club.
Lindsay White, Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH)
Lindsay has been providing oral health care to our patients since 2011. She graduated from the hygiene program at Lansing Community College in 2004. Lindsay provides a gentle touch and genuine care for her patients and is highly sought after for appointment times.
Lindsay enjoys camping spending valuable family time with her husband and 2 children.
Annie Lauer, Dental Assistant
Annie recently joined our practice in 2015. Annie brings 6 years of dental assisting experience with her to assist Dr. Mark and Dr. Laura. Annie is a Lumen Christi graduate and attended the Jackson Area Career Center Dental Assisting Program.
Annie enjoys spending time with her husband, son and close family and friends at the lake and outdoors.