Dentist in Apopka, FL

Dr. Mark F. Halek, DDS and the team at Spa Touch Dentistry maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in dentistry.

Dr. Mark F. Halek DDS


Dr. Mark Halek graduated from the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine with a Doctorate of Dental Surgery degree. Following dental school, he was accepted into a premier dental residency program as an officer in the Navy Dental Corp. Through this unprecedented opportunity, Dr Mark Halek worked at the acclaimed Navy Medical Center in San Diego—providing dental care to servicemen and their families. At this state-of-the-art facility Dr. Mark Halek had access to both cutting edge research and revolutionary technology. “Even with all of the high tech equipment in my practice today, I place the highest importance on compassionate care and the human touch,” said Dr. Halek.

Professional Memberships and Honors

  • Member of the American Dental Association 
  • Member of the Florida Dental Association 
  • Advanced CEREC Crown and Onlay Training 
  • World Clinical Laser Institute Certification




Meet Your Dental Care Team


Flor - Administrative Assistant
Flor welcomes patients to the practice in the reception area. With a focus on excellent customer service, Flor introduces new patients to the team, helps patients with paperwork and insurance forms, orients them to the office and makes them feel comfortable. Flor prides herself on giving special attention to an anxious person and to the many children who are patients of Dr. Halek. “Our patients say we’re a very friendly office and take the time to get to know them and make them feel comfortable,” says Flor. She continues, “it makes us feel great when the kids leave smiling and show us the drawings they made while in the waiting area.”


Denise - Dental Hygienist
Denise loves Dentistry. It's her way of helping others to achieve good health. She has been with Dr. Halek since 1995 and says it's great working with "state of the art"  technology, having patients that are like family and having such a great team!

Denise had a vision of Dentistry with a Spa Theme, which led us to "OraSpa". She is certified in Dental Spa Touch Therapy. She is proud to be able to provide additional services that enhance, relax and make patients feel special during their dental cleanings.


Maria - Financial Coordinator
Patients often interact with Maria when they schedule an appointment in person or by telephone. A very conscientious and knowledgeable team member, Maria may just as likely be greeting patients as they arrive as assisting Dr. Halek with a procedure. “I like how we treat all of our patients – the way I would want to be treated,” she adds. “I think we have a unique relationship with our patients, our entire team goes out of its way to give everyone the best possible experience.”


Norma Barajas - Patient Coordinator
When you first enter our office you will be greeted by our fantastic Patient Coordinator, Norma. She loves being the first person to welcome you to our office! "It is really great to be part of a team that's unique. Our patients love the spa atmosphere and services we provide. It reduces their anxiety and makes them feel relaxed and at ease right away."


Jessica Garcia- Dental Assistant
Jessica is a Certified Dental Assistant, who graduated from Orlando Tech. She is a very compassionate person who loves to help others. 'It is amazing to be able to help a patient recapture their smile by helping them develop good oral health."  With her hard-working attitude and excellent dental assisting skills, you will feel comforted knowing you are in great hands. 'It is an honor to be part of Spa Touch Dentistry."


Ariana Latifoski - Dental Assistant
Originally from New York, Ariana is a recent graduate from Greater Orlando Dental Assisting school. She joined Spa Touch Dentistry upon graduating and we couldn't be happier she chose us! "I enjoy the team I work with. Our team is very knowledgeable and uses the latest technology. We all strive to make each one of our patients feel at home."  Ariana also enjoys baking, traveling and spending time with her family.