Dr. Mark L. Dake

Dr. Mark L. Dake

Meet our UNCOMMON Orthodontist!
Dr. Mark Dake, has been practicing orthodontics for over 30 years. As our UNCOMMON Orthodontist, Dr. Dake takes immense pride in his successful treatment of patients and has concentrated his efforts on providing excellent bite occlusions for his patients to match their beautiful smile and give them the UNCOMMON results they deserve.

“I enjoy seeing my patients smiles improve as well as the self-confidence that is gained from a healthy beautiful smile.”

Dr. Dake is excited to be a part of the UNCOMMON community. As a long time friend of practice founder, Dr. P, Dr. Dake shares the vision and passion that sets our practice apart. He is excited to be continuing the UNCOMMON legacy and furthering the team’s commitment to excellence that has made this practice truly UNCOMMON.

In addition to decades of practicing orthodontics, Dr. Dake is also involved in numerous clubs and organizations and regularly attends seminars to ensure he stays up-to-date with the latest advances in modern technology and orthodontic techniques. Together with his UNCOMMON team, Dr. Dake is working to ensure his patients receive the orthodontic care they deserve and the smiles they’ve always wanted.


  • University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry, 1984
  • Doctor of Dental Surgery
  • Baylor College of Dentistry
  • Master of Science in Dentistry & Orthodontic Certification


  • American Association of Orthodontists
  • Missouri Dental Society
  • Diplomate of American Board of Orthodontics
  • American Dental Association
  • Missouri Society of Orthodontists
  • Damon Study Club
  • ORMCO’s™ Insiders Club

Some UNCOMMON Facts about Dr. Dake:

  • Dr. Dake is a professional pilot and travels regularly to see his family across the country.
  • He played college football at Missouri Southern State University.
  • He is the 1974 Missouri State record holder in the 440 YARD relay

Dr. Hardy Fields

Dr. Hardy Fields

Meet our UNCOMMON Orthodontist!
Orthodontist Dr. Hardy Fields hails from Texas, bringing with him big smiles and warm welcomes to our Uncommon Team!

Dr. Fields believes in practicing orthodontics in a manner that makes patients look forward to their appointments. Patient care is his number one priority, and his goal in working with the UNCOMMON team is to create an environment of positivity and warmth where smiles come naturally and patients, parents, and friends can have a truly enjoyable experience.

“My patients are my number one priority and it is my goal to create an environment that is positive, warm, and caring where patients can look forward to their treatment and love their smiles.”

In addition to bringing big Texas smiles and southern hospitality to our Uncommon team, Dr. Fields is also committed to bring the very best techniques and modern advancements in orthodontics treatment to his patients. Continuously advancing his education and involvement in the dental community is part of his UNCOMMON commitment to our community.


  • Bachelor of Science degree from West Texas State University
  • Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree from Baylor College of Dentistry
  • Master’s of Science (MS) degree from Baylor University


  • American Association of Orthodontists
  • American Dental Association

An UNCOMMON Fact about Dr. Fields:

  • He hails from Texas and is originally from the town where the popular children’s book series “Hank the Cow Dog” took place!