Meet Dr. Escoto

Mark Escoto DDS
Founder and Clinical Director

A Beautiful Smile was founded in 1990 by Dr. Mark J. Escoto who built the company into one of the largest and most successful dental practices in the state of Nevada. The practice offers some of the most technologically advanced equipment and treatments in cosmetic and general dentistry. All treatments are performed in a relaxing and therapeutic environment. The practice operates out of 5,000 square foot building, all the staff members have received extensive training in the dental field. Dr. Escoto will provide       support, feedback and leadership to promote growth and long-term commitment from each employee. Our standards are set high so that our employees, and doctor alike, will strive for new levels of expertise and each of us will create and foster an environment where staff enjoys coming to work and patients enjoy their dental appointment.

A graduate of University of Nevada at Reno, Dr. Escoto received his DDS degree from the University of the Pacific in California.

 He is a founder with Diplomate status in the College of Forensic Orthopedics.
 Dr. Escoto attained the distinguished credential of Mastership at the International College of Cranio-Mandibular Orthopedics (ICCMO) in Vicenza, Italy. Dr. Escoto is a member in good standing of several dental associations, including the Nevada Dental Association, County Dental Association, American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry and International Association of Orthodontics.

Dr. Escoto is active in a variety of local charities. He currently provides donated dental services to kids affiliated with Boys Town of Las Vegas, and is a board member. He has  performed free dental services for Donated Dental Services, Wednesday’s Child, the Huntridge Teen Clinic and has established Gift of A Beautiful Smile, a foundation to provide dental services to kids in need.

Statement of Philosophy:

Our mission is to serve patients the highest quality dentistry delivered in the most comfortable manner possible. We will strive to educate, guide and assist our patients so they may achieve optimum oral health that will directly enhance their quality of life.



Advanced Surgical Techniques in Implantology

Branmark Prosthetic Course

Loma Linda Advanced Implant Study Club

Scripps Implant Dentistry Education and Research Center:
Certification Received in 1992

Interpore IMZ Osteointegrated Implant System Seminar

Neuromuscular Orthopedic and Orthodontics

Midwest implant Institute: Sinus Elevation

Dr. Escoto has concentrated his Continuing Education Studies in Clinical
Orthodontics and TMD with a focus on:

Forensic Radiology (Analysis & Interpretation)

Tomographic Radiology

Temporomandibular Dysfunction (TMD)

Bio- instrumentation in TMD Diagnosis

Clinical Orthodontics: Diagnosis & Treatment

Orthodontic/ TMD: Diagnosis & Treatment

Clinical Examination of Trauma Victims

TMD & Physical Therapy Treatment Specifically for Whiplash Victims

Neuromuscular Orthotic treatment for Trauma Victims

Neuromuscular Functional Orthodontics



Las Vegas Review Journal- May 14, 1999
Article: Are you suffering from pain?

Las Vegas Review Journal- June 2, 1999
Article: Why More Women Are Chronic Pain Victims

Las Vegas Review Journal- August 4, 1999
Article: Splint/ Orthotic Therapy for TMJ/TMD patients
Picture This Journal- Winter/Spring 2000-1
Article: Making the Best Smiles for Over a Decade

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