Mark N. Waters, D.D.S. and Marissa J. Best, D.M.D.
Family | Cosmetic | TMD | Sleep Apnea Treatment
Gentle Dentistry Creating Beautiful Smiles
Call: (575)763-7632

Meet the Doctors



Dr. Waters

Dr. Mark Waters was born and raised in Clovis, NM. He has been in practice since 1981. In addition to being educated in all aspects of cosmetic and general dentistry, Dr. Waters is also trained in the treatment of Temporomandibular Joint Disorders (TMD) and Dental Sleep Disorder Breathing (Sleep Apnea).

Education: Doctor of Dental Surgery, Baylor College of Dentistry, 1981; attended and graduated from the American Academy of Craniofacial Pain Residency Program

Professional Associations: American Dental Association (Life Member), New Mexico Dental Association (Life Member), American Academy of Craniofacial Pain, American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine



Dr. Best 

Dr. Marissa Best is a native of Portales, N.M. Her family has resided in Roosevelt and Curry counties for four generations. She is very excited to be home and care for the communities that she holds so dear to her heart.  

Education: Doctor of Dental Medicine, Western University of Health Sciences, 2021 

Professional Affiliations: American Dental Association, New Mexico Dental Association, Eastern New Mexico Dental Association