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Dr. Mark A.Simmons, D.D.S.
Dr. Simmons was born in San Antonio into an Air Force Family. After his birth, He traveled with his family to Oregon, Wyoming, Alabama, Georgia, Texas, Hawaii, and Okinawa.
He graduated from St. Mary's University in San Antonio, Texas in 1978 with a BA in Biology. Upon graduation, he was a Pharmaceutical Rep for Mission Pharmacal and then Purdue Fredricks. He was then accepted into the dental program at the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, where he graduated in 1984.
Dr. Simmons briefly associated with Dr. Wade Phelps in Kenedy, Texas, and Dr. Paul Drexel in San Antonio. He was able to open his own dental office in South East San Antonio in April of 1985. Dr. Simmons came out to La Vernia to practice in the Dental Depot from 1999 to 2004. He was able to buy out a retiring Dr. Robert Korth in October 2006, and has since split his time between San Antonio and La Vernia. As of January 1, 2013, Dr. Simmons is closing the San Antonio location and will be in La Vernia full time.
Dr. Simmons is a past president of the San Antonio District Dental Society, and is also a member of the Texas Dental Association, the American Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry. He has over 500 hours of post dental school continuing education.
Dr. Simmons has been elected by his peers to be included in the Top Dentists in San Antonio in the Scene in SA Monthly Magazine several years running, and has also appeared as a top dentist in Texas Monthly Magazine. Dr. Simmons recognizes that the accolades are nice, but if the patient does not believe he is one of the best dentists, then the awards mean nothing. The patient is everything.
Dr. Simmons is married to Lisa, who is a La Vernia High School Chemistry teacher. They have two sons, Chris and David.