Meet Dr. Elfervig
Mark T. Elfervig, DDS, MAGD
Expertise That Inspires Your Trust
Voted yearly since 2011 "0ne of Area's Top Dentists" by Sarasota Magazine, Dr. Mark Elfervig practices general, cosmetic, implant, and laser dentistry in Bradenton, Florida.
Regarding any of our services, you can be assured of Dr. Elfervig's commitment to staying on the leading edge of dentistry and highly committed to the education that keeps him there.
Dr. Elfervig is in the top 2% of all general dentists in the country and Canada. He has achieved Mastership status with the Academy of General Dentistry, an award given to members who have taken more than 1100 hours of continuing education and have studied 16 disciplines such as cosmetics, periodontics, occlusion, implants, and restorative. Only about 2,000 dentists in the USA and Canada have achieved this most distinguished honor.
Dr. Elfervig has been in practice for over 25 years and received honors for his years of service and commitment. We have patients from all over the world including over 30 states, Europe, Asia, and Africa.
Education: Mastership- Academy of General Dentistry 2003, Fellowship- Academy of general Dentistry 1993, General Practice Residency Charity Hospital New Orleans 1984-86, DDS- LSU School of Dentistry 1984, BS Biology LSU 1977.
Staying Active In The Profession He Loves
"I am an active member of a number of local, regional, and national organizations. This participation is an important part of my professional life because it helps me stay abreast of the latest advances and gives me the opportunity to exchange insights with my colleagues. The time spent on these activities is one of the best ways I know to stay on the leading edge of this great profession."
Memberships: Academy of General Dentistry, American Dental Association, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Florida Dental Association, Manatee Dental Society, Seattle Study Club, Academy of Laser Dentistry, World Clinical Laser Institute, Adjunct faculty member of LECOM Dental School, Pankey Alumni Association.
Dr. Elfervig is the youngest of three boys. His father was in the Air Force and they had the opportunity to live in different parts of the world. Their mother was the mainstay at home while his father served with distinction and was a veteran of WW2, Korea, and Vietnam.
He and his wife share 3 daughters and a grandson. They enjoy travel, music (especially the Blues), good books, and movies. He especially enjoys sport cars and playing the acoustic guitar as creative outlets to his professional life.