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Mission Viejo Oral Surgery Practice Information, CA

Michael K. Clark, DDS


USC Graduate

Oral, Maxillofacial, and Dental Implant Surgeon


Our Practice


"The strength of the team is each individual member. The strength of each member is the team."

- Phil Jackson 


about2.pngOur Doctor

Michael K. Clark, D.D.S. is a graduate of the University Of Southern California School Of Dentistry, finishing in the top of his class. He received his Oral and Maxillofacial surgery certificate at Los Angeles County/ U.S.C. Medical Center. His experience at this nationally recognized training facility is unsurpassed.

He was extensively exposed to, and allowed to mature in, all facets of oral surgery. His particular emphasis was on the surgical phases of dental implants and re-constructive maxillofacial surgery. Have the confidence of knowing that Dr. Clark was trained and approved by internationally recognized oral surgeons and implantologists.

Dr. Clark is a member in the American Dental Association, Californina Dental Assocation, Orange County Dental Society. He is currently a general anesthesia examiner on the California State Dental Board.  Dr. Clark has also served as an instructor and proctor of anesthesia at Los Angeles County/ U.S.C. Medical Center for the oral surgery residents in training. Dr. Clark and his staff also attend continuing education seminars to keep up with the latest improvements in the delivery of safe and precise surgical and anesthetic care.

Our Staff

Since 1998, F.O.S.C. has had remarkable consistency within the staff environment.

"I am blessed to be able to work with such loyal, confident, and patient-oriented people."



Teri Medina


Practice Manager
Certified Oral and Maxillofacial Surgical Assistant (OMSA)
BLS Certified, X-Ray Licensed

Teri joined Dr. Clark's practice in April of 2000. She is grateful to work with a team that continually strives to provide the highest quality care and a positive surgical experience to each and every patient. Teri earned an Associates Degree from Cerritos College. In addition to spending time with her husband and two children, she is fervent about traveling, reading and working out.



Carol Lopez

BLS Certified, X-Ray LicensedImplant Coordinator
Certified Oral and Maxillofacial Surgical Assistant (OMSA)


 Carol began her career at FOSC in 2003 part-time to help pay the education of her two children who were both in college at the time. She enjoyed working with Dr. Clark and his staff so much, that she has been a part of the team since. Carol has a Bachelor of Science from Seton Hill University. She enjoys working out with her husband and reading, but her passion is food. Carol has a catering business and teaches cooking classes. Now a proud grandmother, Carol is spending more time at home to help care for her new granddaughter, but still remains part of our family here at FOSC.


Sara Klingelberg

Surgical AssistantBLS Certified


Sara was excited to join Dr. Clark and his team in May of 2010.  She believes Dr. Clark takes the utmost care in assuring his patients are comfortable, well informed, and receive the best quality care.  Sara received a Bachelor of Science degree from California State University at Long Beach and enjoys spending time with her husband of 16 years and their two young boys. In her free time, she is a dedicated gym rat, an aspiring gourmet cook and gardening.  She loves working at Foothill Oral Surgery Center because of the staff's dedication to their patients and the close relationship she has to all of those who work there. 



Andrea Clark 


Advertisement and Social Media Coordinator
  Mobile Services Outreach


Andrea earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology and a Minor in Psychology from the University of California, Irvine. Her experience in college lead her to work in event planning and property management. She then found her nitch in non-profit.  After years working for her favorite charity, Andrea joined her husband at FOSC in 2009.   She enjoys raising their three children and working in the family business assisting the staff using skills from her diverse background. Her pastimes include reading, learning to play the cello, and DIY projects.  Although she is no longer working in the non-profit field, Andrea continues to do volunteer work on a regular basis.




Monique Trunec

Referral Outreach Coordinator


Monique came to FOSC in early 2014 with her nearly 20 years experience working in the field of sales.  She specializes in Account Management and Business Development.  Getting to know her client’s needs and surpassing their expectations is of the utmost importance to her.  She is also active in her community from coaching her son's Little League team to being an active member of the PTA and volunteering for her favorite charities. Monique also enjoys playing in her local softball league. Whether it is motherhood, employment, or volunteering, she always puts in maximum effort into what she does.  Her strongest attributes are her hard-working mentality, her ability to work well with others, and building long-lasting, mutual rewarding relationships. 


Our Facility

We are proud to provide a state-of-the-art facility for the highest quality oral surgery care available. It is one of our top priorities to protect the well-being of our valued patients. For this reason, our office meets and surpasses all OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) and CDC (Center for Disease Control) standards. We are confident that you will feel right at home in our office as we welcome all patients as if they were family.

Foothill Oral Surgery Center in Mission Viejo CA