Dr. Mark Evans has been practicing dentistry since 1993. He was born in Ft. Collins, CO and moved frequently due to his father’s career in the United States Air Force. He grew up spending time in Spain, Italy, Dayton, Ohio and then settled in Marion County, TN in 1979. Dr. Evans graduated from Chattanooga Christian School in 1985. He attended Covenant College, the University of Tennessee, Chattanooga and is a veteran of the US Army Reserve. Dr. Evans attended the University of Tennessee College of Dentistry and received his Doctorate of Dental Surgery in 1993. He is active within the dental profession gathering extensive continuing education world wide. He is a member of the ADA (American Dental Association), a fellow of the AGD (Academy of General Dentistry), a member of the AAID (American Academy of Implant Dentistry), and is a diplomat of the ICOI (International Congress of Oral Implantologists). He is an active member of River Oaks Community Church and enjoys serving through missions at the Lost Sheep, Trinity Dental Clinic in Maryville and internationally on mission trips. Dr. Evans retains hospital privileges at Blount Memorial Hospital. He is married to his wife Jackie and has two children. He is an outdoor enthusiast enjoying whitewater kayaking, backpacking, camping, snowboarding and is an avid runner. On September 22, 2012, Dr. Mark D. Evans received the highest Diplomat status within the International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI).