Hesker Family & Digital Dentistry

Welcome to Mark F. Hesker Family & Digital Dentistry

     Since 1990, Dr. Hesker and his staff have been working with patients to provide the best dental care for patients in the St. Louis area. Dr. Hesker's experience in Family and Digital Dentistry is coupled with genuine concern for his patients. All of his staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention. Dr. Hesker and his staff's uses digital dentistry to provide same-day ceramic crowns/bridges, implant treatment planning and placement, SureSmile aligners, and even dentures.  He is a well trusted and respected St. Louis West County Dentist.

Creve Coeur, MO Dentist | Mark F. Hesker, DDS, PC

Dr. Hesker is an independent private practitioner not associated nor owned by a dental corporation. Dr. Hesker's practice does not make monthly quotas, nor answers to dental corporate directors, stockholders, or venture capitalists. Being independent allows Dr. Hesker to use high-quality materials and to provide personalized dental care for his patients.

This website provides you with an overview of our practice and the field of dentistry. As you navigate the site, you'll find information about Dr. Hesker's practice philosophy, Staff personnel, our St. Louis office location, insurance policies, appointment scheduling procedures, and services. Please browse the site at your convenience and feel free to contact us with any questions.

As a trusted General, Family, Cosmetic, and Emergency Dentist, you'll find a lot of valuable information on the web site about dental problems, diagnoses, and treatments such as sleep apnea oral appliances. We believe informed patients are better prepared to make decisions about their health and well being. We encourage you to review this information to help you understand any dental health concerns you may face.


Meet the Doctors

Learn Who We Are

  • Mark F. Hesker, DDS, PC

    Dr. Hesker is a native St. Louisian. He has been practicing dentistry in the Creve Coeur area since 1990. He is an active member of the American Dental Association, the Missouri Dental Association, and the Greater St. Louis Dental Society. In addition, Dr. Hesker is a certified member of the American Orthodontic Society.

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  • Nicolas Marino, DDS

    Dr. Nicolas Marino DDS graduated in 1990 from the University of Missouri, Kansas City School of Dentistry. He enjoys being a dentist and helping his patients with their oral healthcare. He truly believes that a healthy smile leads to a healthy body!

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What Our Clients Say About Us

    Mark and all his employees are professional and cheerful. This puts the patients at ease. I will always recommend him.

    John G. 3/20/2018

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  • Crowns and Bridges

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