Don Cork, DDS
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon

Meet Dr. Donald B. Cork

Dr. Donald B. Cork is a U.S. Navy Veteran and has been practicing as a dentist since 1988. He has special experience in restorative dentistry, namely the placement of dental implants and the creation of lifelike crowns, bridges, and dentures. You’ll find him at our Merritt Island, FL, dentist’s office, alongside Dr. Chan Wilkhu and Dr. Steven Schmid.


Doctor of Dental Surgery

University of Texas Health Science Center
San Antonio, TX

Bachelor’s Degree

Baylor University
Waco, TX

Advanced Training & Continuing Education

Dr. Cork has completed more than 3,500 hours of continuing education, including extensive clinical experience in oral surgery and endodontics. He now passes along his knowledge as a mentor and trainer through the Scottsdale Center for Dentistry.

Mentor and Trainer—Community & Clinical Education for Modern Dentists (CDOCS)

Scottsdale, AZ
Dr. Cork teaches fellow dental professionals about cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) scans, integrated implant restoration, SureSmile® clear aligner therapy, and all phases of the CEREC® in-house restoration process through this national continuing education program.


American Dental Association

Academy of General Dentistry

Christian Medical and Dental Society

Bamboo toothbrushes on green leaves

Outside the Office

Dr. Cork has served on more than 30 international dental mission trips since 1988. Most recently, he has served with Mission of Hope in Haiti and the Dominican Republic, where he provides oral health care to members of underserved communities.

When he’s not working with smiles, you’ll likely find Dr. Cork biking, playing pickleball, or participating as a member of the leadership committee at his church.

Featured Services Offered by Dr. Cork

Dental Implants

Dr. Cork is an experienced implant dentist. He can restore all types of tooth loss with implant-supported crowns, bridges, or dentures. Our dentist is highly trained in the All-on-4® implant method, which allows many patients to receive full-arch implant dentures without preparatory bone grafting.

Dental Crowns

Dr. Cork is known for his skill in the design, fabrication, and placement of dental restorations. He uses premium materials that are durable and closely resemble natural teeth. He is also trained in CEREC technology, which helps our Merritt Island team provide customized dental crowns in a single appointment.

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5-Star Reviews For Dr. Cork and Team


Laurie Ann

Merritt Island, FL


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This office got me in for an emergency appt the other day when noone else could. They extracted my infected cracked tooth and made me feel comfortable the whole time. Dr. Cork is an excellent Dr. & the staff are 5 star.

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Brett Hougland

Merritt Island, FL


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Friendly front office staff, courteous and welcoming. Sue the hygienist was thorough, but with a gentle touch for the cleaning and X-rays. Dr Cork has a great bedside manner and explains everything in detail. He and his assistant were very good at making sure that I was taken care of.

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Other Professionals
At Our Merritt Island Practice

  • Chan Wilkhu, DMD

    Chan Wilkhu, DMD Dentist

  • Steven Schmid, DMD

    Steven Schmid, DMD Dentist

Dr. Chan Wilkhu

Family Dentistry & Prosthodontics

Our team of friendly dental professionals can help you and your family enjoy beautiful, healthy smiles for years to come. Our dentists are members of a number of professional associations including:

  • American Dental Association
  • Florida Dental Association
  • International Dental Implant Association

To schedule a consultation at our Merritt Island, FL, office contact us online or call (321) 459-2444.

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