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Doctor 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.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.


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.


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.