Dentistry for Kids & Orthodontics for Everybody

Our goal at Smiles of Palmetto Bay is to create healthy, beautiful smiles that will be valued for a lifetime!

Smiles of Palmetto Bay is new to the community, but our professionals built a reputation for creating outstanding smiles that help you LIVE LIFE SMILING!

We pride ourselves on developing personal relationships with you, your child, and your family.

Dr. Martinez
Meet Expert Dentist

Doctor Mario J. Martinez, DDS, FAAPD

Education

Dr. Mario J. Martinez was raised in Miami, FL, and attended Christopher Columbus High School, class of 1988. He graduated from the University of Florida (Bachelor’s of Science in Advertising) in 1993 and the University of Iowa (Doctor of Dental Surgery) in 1998. While at the University of Iowa, he was presented with the “Dean’s Leadership Award” his senior year.

After graduation, he completed a two-year residency in pediatric dentistry at Lutheran Medical Center (LMC) in New York City where he served as Chief Resident his second year and taught at NYU’s College of Dentistry. While at LMC he published an article in the journal of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry titled “The New Era of Pretracheal/Precordial Stethoscopes.”

Dr. Martinez is involved in many local dental study clubs and has served as President of the Rivera Dental Study Club and South Dade Dental Study Club. He has lectured locally and internationally on Pediatric Dentistry. In 2009, he presented a lecture in Barbados to the Caribbean Dental Conference titled, “Nitrous Oxide and Pediatric Dentistry.”

Associations
Meet Expert Orthodontist

Board-Certified Doctor Greg Ross, DMD, MDS

Background

A smile can give someone the confidence and self-esteem to excel in life. This is what I love about being an orthodontist—it allows me to positively impact people’s lives. I approach each day with great enthusiasm and I’m thankful to have a career that I’m passionate about.

I was born and raised in Miami and attended Palmetto for both middle and high school. I’m grateful that I can serve the community that I grew up in, creating beautiful smiles for generations of South Florida families.

Creating a beautiful smile takes time, and I truly value the relationships we build with our patients during treatment. I love the journey of transforming each smile and watching the personalities of our patients blossom throughout treatment.

Education
Associations
Serving Our Community
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Dr. Ross

Why Choose Us?

At Smiles of Palmetto Bay, your family will enjoy the same personalized love and care!

We believe our family-based approach helps to set us apart from any other pediatric dentist or orthodontic experience.

A beautiful smile can transform your life! It plays such an important role in your confidence and self-esteem.

We hope to have the opportunity to provide you with the smile you desire so that you can LIVE LIFE SMILING!

Braces Palmetto Bay

Fun & Modern Office

Our office provides a state–of–the–art, brand new, warm, inviting, and fun atmosphere.

Throughout the office, you will see lots of smiling faces.

We really enjoy having fun and encourage our patients to enjoy their time while in the office.

From children to adults, our patients really enjoy their visits.

Community Involvement

Smiles of Palmetto Bay is committed to giving back to the community that we are a part of. Dr. Martinez and Dr. Ross volunteer as members of the Craniofacial team at Nicklaus (Miami Children’s) Hospital.

Additionally, we participate in many fundraising events in South Florida. From 5k’s to donating orthodontic and pediatric dental treatment to those in need, we believe in giving back to the community that has supported us over the years.

Throughout the year we also have our own promotions, designed to raise money for charity in fun and creative ways.

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