Your Hometown Expert in Smile Transformation
Dr. Blake Feil is an orthodontist, entrepreneur, lifelong learner, and proud Bismarck-Mandan resident. He has been asking the community to “Smile with Feil” since opening Feil Orthodontics in 2009 and continues to serve the surrounding communities with locations in Bismarck, Mandan, Beulah, and Dickinson.
He began his entrepreneurial career in Mandan at age 11, catching and selling turtles, salamanders, frogs, fish, and snakes in a “pet shop” out of his garage. He then co-owned his own vending machine company, which he ran throughout his years at Mandan High School. After realizing that both snakes and candy are best in small doses, he pursued a degree in orthodontics, which allows him to create something the world can always use more of.
Education and Experience
Dr. Feil is a strong advocate of lifelong learning and personal growth. He strongly believes that every person deserves to feel confident, capable, joyful, and worthy of a beautiful future, and this drives him to help patients reach their personal goals every day as an orthodontist. Dr. Feil takes pride in making sure his patients receive care consistent with the latest advancements in orthodontics.
Dr. Feil completed his undergraduate studies at the University of North Dakota, received his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree at Creighton University in Nebraska, and earned his Master of Science (MS) and Orthodontic Certificate from the University of Colorado. He has served as president of the longest-running dental education meeting in Colorado. He is currently a member of the American Association of Orthodontists and an active member of Spear Education, an innovative dental continuing education initiative.
Dr. Feil is proud to call North Dakota home and is passionate about seeing our state thrive. He has been a strong supporter of the Bismarck/Mandan community, earning the Prudential Spirit of the Community award, and is proud to be an Eagle Scout from Mandan Troop 54. Dr. Feil is passionate about giving back to our community. He serves as a board member for the ND Department of Health Special Health Services and volunteers for the regional Cleft Lip Cleft Palate Clinic, which coordinates care for ND children born with craniofacial anomalies.
Outside of the Office
When he isn’t working with patients in his clinic, you’ll find Dr. Feil reading (a book or three a week), dreaming up new entrepreneurial ventures, planting (hundreds of trees a year) to support ND conservation efforts, hunting, hiking, traveling, and enjoying life with his wife, Tara, and their four wonderful kids.