Dr. Maria Escoto

Doctor of Dental Surgery

Dr. Maria Escoto, D.D.S., is a cosmetic dentist and one of an elite group of female doctors in South Florida specialized in Neuromuscular Dentistry. She is a founding partner in SoBe Dentist, a boutique Cosmetic Dentist Practice on Miami Beach. Dr. Escoto’s vast experience in both cosmetic and general dentistry allows her to offer a unique perspective on a number of dental issues, including neuromuscular problems, periodontal disease, oral cancer, tooth erosion or decay, and an unattractive smile.

Dr. Escoto began her career in 1995 when she worked as an associate at a busy, general dentistry practice on Miami Beach. In 2002, Dr. Escoto and Dr. Alberto Mantovani joined forces and started SoBe Dentist. Their office is one of the most successful practices on beautiful Miami Beach and has been in the same location for over 20 years.

Dr. Escoto graduated from dental school in both her native Dominican Republic and from New York University’s (NYU) College of Dentistry. She interned at the oldest public hospital in the U.S., Bellevue Hospital Center, in geriatric care. In an effort to continually excel, Dr. Escoto attended Las Vegas Institute (LVI) of Advanced Dental Studies, where she completed the LVI curriculum in neuromuscular dentistry. She is amongst the 5% of dentists trained in cosmetic dentistry in the U.S.

Every year, she donates her services to help restore the smiles on a number of underprivileged patience for free. Their practice also focuses on continually seeking out opportunities to study with professionals from around the world. Dr. Escoto has an engaging presence, is fluent in both English and Spanish, and has been quoted or appeared a number of times in the media. Dr. Escoto is licensed in Florida and the North East Regional Board.

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Dr. Escoto is also dedicated to a number of local community organizations and charities.

Dr. Alberto Mantovani

Doctor of Dental Surgery

Dr. Alberto Mantovani D.D.S. graduated from N.Y.U. College of Dentistry, participating in the Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Honors Program, class of 1994. In 1989 – 1990, he completed an externship at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery.

In 1993 he completed an internship at the Mount Sinai Medical Hospital in New York City Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Dr. Mantovani also completed internships at Beth Israel New York City and Walter Reed Army Medical Center Washington D.C. In 1997, he moved to Miami where he worked for three dental practices, mostly performing dental implant surgery.

In 1999 Dr. Mantovani started his continuing education Journey at the prestigious Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies (LVI). Since then he has completed courses in:

  • Advanced Anterior Aesthetics
  • Practical occlusion for the progressive practice
  • Mastering Neuromuscular occlusions

In 2007 he completed a course on:

  • Live Mini-Implants Surgery from Sterngold Dental.

Dr. Mantovani is a member of:

Dr. Mantovani is also fluent in English, Spanish, and Italian.