Becoming a dentist has fulfilled a lifelong commitment to the balance of science and caring for a community of patients. Dr. Mark Goedecke
As a dentist, Dr. Goedecke is focused on delivering the highest level of care to each patient, tailored to the individual’s needs. He understands that the best dentistry combines a patient’s clinical needs with their lifestyle and personal concerns. Taking everything into account, Dr. Goedecke creates a custom treatment approach that’s effective, efficient, and affordable. Better yet, it helps his patients develop optimal oral health and beautiful smiles.
Education and Continuing Education
- Undergraduate degree in Zoology and Chemistry, Southern Illinois University
- Doctorate of Dental Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina
Following the completion of his dental degree, Dr. Goedecke spent the next four years as a dentist for the U.S. Air Force. While in the Air Force, he received the Meritorious Service Medal for leadership in dentistry. In January, 2003, Dr. Goedecke opened his own practice, Goedecke Family Dentistry.
Dr. Goedecke’s extensive training and pursuit of clinical excellence keeps him abreast of the latest technological and treatment advances in dentistry. He participates in many hours of continuing education every year. This benefits his patients because he’s always aware of new concepts, products, and services in the dental field.
- Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry, a distinction attained by only 5% of dentists
- Fellow of the American College of Dentists
- American Dental Association
- Past-President of the South Carolina Academy of General Dentistry
- South Carolina Dental Association
Beyond the Office
Originally from Gouda, Netherlands, Dr. Goedecke resides in Mt. Pleasant. When not at work, he enjoys spending time with his wife, Aimee, who is a pediatrician in West Ashley and Daniel Island, and their two growing children, Erin (attending Loyola University- Chicago) and Willem (a high school student). He is an avid competitive athlete and teaches the value of balance and a life-long healthy physical activity such as swimming.