Smile Experts in Palmetto Bay

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Please reach out and contact your team at Smiles of Palmetto Bay with any questions and to take the first steps toward a lifetime of healthy smiles.

We offer orthodontic and pediatric dentistry services to Palmetto Bay and the surrounding communities, so schedule your appointment with Dr. Ross or our expert dentists.

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Palmetto Bay Office


Smiles of Palmetto Bay
7290 SW 168th Street, Bay B
Palmetto Bay, FL 33157

(305) 831-7290

Office Hours

Monday: 9 AM – 5 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

A Trusted Orthodontist in Palmetto Bay

Dr. Ross was born and raised in Miami and attended Palmetto for middle and high school. He is grateful to serve the community he grew up in, creating beautiful smiles for generations of South Florida families.

Dr. Ross has extensive education and experience to give you the best orthodontic experience and stunning results.

  • The University of Texas, McCombs School of Business
  • Nova Southeastern University, School of Dental Medicine
  • The University of Connecticut, School of Dental Medicine, Division of Orthodontics
  • I also serve on staff at Miami Children’s Hospital Craniofacial Center for Cleft Palate Center

Dr. Ross is board-certified and strives to stay at the forefront of orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics. He continues his education and is a member of these distinguished professional organizations:

  • American Association of Orthodontics
  • American Dental Association
  • Florida Association of Orthodontists
  • Florida Dental Association
  • ITI Study Club
  • Southern Association of Orthodontics
  • Spears Study Club

Dr. Ross is a certified provider of:

  • Invisalign® – the clear alternative to traditional braces
  • Incognito™ Appliance System – Customized Lingual Orthodontics
  • HARMONY System – Self-ligating lingual orthodontics

Palmetto Bay Pediatric Dentist

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 American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry journal 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.”

Recognizing and Treating Orthodontic Issues

Find Your Dental Home at Smiles of Palmetto Bay

Smiles of Palmetto Bay is here to bring your family high-quality orthodontic and pediatric dental care.

If you’ve been searching for a place to call your dental home, contact our Palmetto Bay office to schedule your first visit with Dr. Ross or Dr. Martinez today. We can’t wait to welcome you home!