Our Doctor

Mark J. Escoto, DDS

Founder and Clinical Director
Our practice was founded in 1991 by Dr. Mark J. Escoto, who built the company into one of the 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 and our team 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 our team enjoys coming to work and patients enjoy their dental appointment.

A graduate of University of Nevada, Reno, Dr. Escoto received his DDS degree from the University of the Pacific in California and later graduated with his MBA in December of 2019 from University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

He is a founder with diplomat status in the College of Forensic Orthopedics and 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 Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), the American Academy of Pain Management (AAPM), the American Academy of Craniofacial Pain (AACFP), the International Association of Orthodontics (IAO) and the American Academy of Facial Esthetics (AAFE).

Dr. Escoto has been involved in a number of local charities and has provided and donated to the local boys town.

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.

Continuing Education:

  • 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

The Functional Orthodontist Winter 2000

Volume 17 No. 1 (Pages 32 to 34)

Article: Removal of second molars to alleviate crowding and to

facilitate orthodontic treatment

Summerlin View- December 2005

Volume 12 Number 100

Article: Dental Office designed to be kid friendly

Las Vegas Business Press- March 2006

Volume 23 Issue 10 (Page 17)

Article: Las Vegas Dentist does Pioneer Work on P· inful TMJ

Las Vegas Life- September 2006

Article: Nevada TM.J Institute

Las Vegas Review Journal- May 2006


Article: New Technologies in cosmetic dentistry can give anyone something to smile about

The Magazine of Summerlin & Beyond- September 2006

Page 23

Article: The Latest in Dentistry: Several Reasons to Smile

In Business Las Vegas Health Care Headliners June 2oo7

Article: Leading Valley Dentist Donates top-notch caret, teens

Las Vegas Review Journal- June 2007


Article: Dentist donates service to keep children smiling

Summerlin News February 20o7


Article: Local Dentist Donates work to Underprivileged

Las Vegas Review Journal- January 2008

Article: Free dental care brightens kids' smiles

Anthology of Cranio-Mandibular Orthopedic- 2009

Contributing Author, Volume 9

Implementation of Botulinum Toxin A in Conjunction with a neuromuscular splint therapy to reduce clenching cycles and muscle spasticity

Outsmart Diabetes 1, 2, 3- July 2009

Contributing Author

By the Editors of Prevention.

Professional Lectures:

14\Annual Bio-Research Workshop Conference

Presentation: Waterlase use in Dentistry

Las Vegas, Nevada Women’s Fair, February 2003

Presentation: Why More Women Are Chronic pain Victims

Nevada Hygiene Association, October 2009

Presentation: How the Hygienist can play a critical role in the early diagnosis of TM.J Dysfunction

Honors & Awards:

Featured in Business Las Vegas and Recognized as Heroes in Health Care for Health Care Headliners.