A native Long Islander, Dr. Mark Knakal was born and raised in Holbrook, NY. After receiving his undergraduate degree in biology from Villanova University, Dr. Knakal went on to receive his Doctorate in Dental Surgery from Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine. It was here where he received the prestigious Horice Wells Anesthesiology Award.
Dr. Knakal advanced his education another 3 years at Stony Brook School of Dental medicine where he became a specialist in the field of Periodontics and Implant Dentistry.
Dr. Knakal participates in numerous national and international dental organizations and study clubs. His focus is in implantology, soft and hard tissue augmentation, oral medicine and periodontal regeneration.
Dr. Knakal resides on the South shore with his wife and three energetic boys. Dr. Knakal’s family share in his love for boating, biking and skiing.