Meet Dr. Escoto

Las Vegas TMJ Dentist - Dr. Mark Escoto - Nevada TMJ Institute


 Mark J Escoto DDS 

Founder and Clinical Director 

 Nevada TMJ Institute was founded by Dr. Mark Escoto, who has practiced dentistry in Las Vegas, Nevada for 25 years.

 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. He also holds Diplomate status in the American Academy of Pain Management.

 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.



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