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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. Mark McFerran

Dr. Mark 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 30 years. Dr. McFerran and his dental team are committed to providing comprehensive dental care in an environment that is comfortable, friendly and state of the art.

Through continuing education courses, Dr. McFerran and his team are dedicated to providing the most up to date procedures and techniques. Dr. McFerran is an active member of the Jackson District Dental Society, having served as a past president and is also active in the Jackson District Dental Study Club. He is a member of the Michigan Dental Association and the American Dental Association.

Dr. Mark, his wife Victoria, and their three children have been very active in their local community. Dr. Mark has been a mentor in the ‘kids hope’ program at Western Schools, as well as coaching budding athletes in club basketball and soccer.  He enjoys mentoring young adults as well as being involved in various community and church organizations. It is not uncommon for Dr. Mark to spend time with young professionals looking to go into dentistry.

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. He also regularly volunteers his time in local clinics to serve those who are not able to easily obtain dental care.


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 takes pride in serving each individual that entrusts her with their care.

Julie is married to her wonderful husband Tim , and enjoys being ‘Mother Nature’ to all of the animals that come to her door step. She is an avid gardener and has quite the green thumb.


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 Bryan concerts, gardening, camping, and her ‘old boy’ Woody, the 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 joined our team in 2015. Annie brings years of dental assisting experience with her to assist Dr. Mark.  She is a Lumen Christi graduate and attended the Jackson Area Career Center Dental Assisting Program.

Annie enjoys spending time with her family and friends at the lake and outdoors.