About Your Dentist

Mark Melson, DDS

"The world always looks brighter from behind a smile."

My Mission

“My mission is to provide world-class service in a friendly and welcoming environment. I want each patient to be confident that they will receive comfortable, efficient, and all-around great care during their visit to our office.”


Doctor of Dental Surgery
UMKC School of Dentistry - Kansas City, MO

Bachelor of Science
Missouri State University - Springfield, MO

Continuing Education & Professional Memberships

In order to provide his patients with the most up to date services, Dr. Melson continues to pursue opportunities for advanced training. He is Invisalign Level II certified, laser certified, and has completed Wave One Endodontics training. He is also a former CEREC trainer and lecturer.

Dr. Melson is a member of the American Dental Association, the Missouri Dental Association, and the Greater Kansas City Dental Society.

Life & Hobbies

Dr. Melson and his wife, Kerri, have three children, Ashley, Rachel, and Matthew. In his free time, he enjoys traveling in his RV, motorcycle riding, boating, and sports.

Kevin Pierce, DMD

"A smile is the universal welcome." - Max Eastman

My Mission

"I am proud to be part of a highly-trained and motivated team at My Dentist. I look forward to providing you with excellent patient care and making your visit rewarding and educational in order to ensure long-lasting dental health."


Doctorate of Dental Medicine
Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine – Alton, IL

Bachelor of Science
Southern Illinois University - Carbondale, IL

Continuing Education & Professional Memberships

Dr. Pierce is dedicated to professional excellence through continued education. He has successfully completed advanced training in the following subjects:

  • DOCS Sedation Training
  • PAC-Live - Dentistry's premier, hands-on, live-patient cosmetic training
  • Invisalign Certification
  • Mini Dental Implant Training
  • Dental Boot Kamp
  • Heartland Doctor Leadership
  • Advanced Endodontics Training

Dr. Pierce is an active member of the American Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry, the Missouri Dental Society, the Greater Springfield Dental Society, and the Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation.

Personal Attention / Professional Excellence

"It is an extremely exciting time to be in the dental field. The continuing advancements in diagnostic services and therapies allow my patients the very best in dental care. I am proud to be one of the first doctors in the area to incorporate state-of-the-art instruments and technology, such as the use of the laser diagnodent and intra-oral camera, to aid in the detection of cavities. In addition, my practice offers a wide variety of cosmetic services, including whitening, micro-abrasion, and Invisalign, the new 'clear' alternative to braces."