Dr. Mark Phillips
Dr. Phillips is a board-certified endodontist. Originally from Anoka, Dr. Phillips graduated with Academic Distinction from the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry in 2008. He completed externships in periodontology at Harvard University, endodontology at the University of Texas Health Science Center, and the Junior Commissioned Officer program with the Public Health Service. In 2009 he completed a General Practice Residency at the Fletcher Allen Hospital and Community Center in Burlington, Vermont. Dr. Phillips pursued his dream and returned to Minnesota to complete his post-graduate residency in endodontics and earned a Masters degree in Dentistry. His research entitled "A Titration Model for Evaluating Calcium Hydroxide Removal Techniques" has recently been published in the Journal of Applied Oral Science.
Dr. Phillips is a Diplomate of the American Board of Endodontics and a member of the College of Diplomates. He is a member of the American Association of Endodontists, American Dental Association, Minnesota Dental Association, and Minnesota Association of Endodontists. Dr. Phillips is an active member of the Northeastern District Dental Society (NDDS) and serves as an NDDS delegate to the Minnesota Dental Association. He also serves as a member of the advisory board to the Lake Superior College Hygiene Program. Dr. Phillips is an active participant in both the Great Lakes Dental Study Club and the Spear Study Club. He is a former president (2017 – 2018) of the Minnesota Association of Endodontists and is on the Northeastern District Dental Society Executive Council where he co-chairs the New Dentist Committee. In spring of 2019, Dr. Phillips will receive the Minnesota Dental Association New Dentist Leadership Award.
Dr. Phillips strongly believes in the best interests of the patient. He is passionate about high-quality, patient-centered, comfortable care. His special interests in endodontics include guided tissue regeneration, endodontic microsurgical techniques, endodontic revascularization, and emergency care. As a student of the specialty, Dr. Phillips has a desire for continuing education and embraces technological advancements that enhance the delivery of quality dental care. He has interest and experience in lecturing and teaching other dental professionals in endodontics and related topics.
He possesses a strong interest in charitable activities and has participated in both Mission of Mercy and Give Kids a Smile organizations. He is currently developing a toothbrush donation charity of his own called loveyourchompers.com.
Dr. Phillips is joined by his wonderful wife Annie from Iron River, Wisconsin, and daughters. Together they enjoy outdoor activities of our four seasons, music, reading, and volunteer service work. Dr. Phillips looks forward to the opportunity to serve the professional community and provide each patient with comfortable endodontic specialty care.