Meet Dr. Escario
Dr. Claire Escario
Board Certified Pediatric Dentist
Dr. Escario is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. As a board-certified pediatric dentist, Dr. Escario has earned a certification held by less than 5% of all dentists in the United States and has extensive training in all aspects of pediatric dentistry.
Dr. Escario has almost 20 years of experience in the dental field. Since receiving her Doctorate of Dental Surgery degree in the Philippines and placing in the top 1% of her board examination, she has received extensive post graduate training in the United States. She attended a fellowship in Orofacial Pain and Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction at Eastman Institute for Oral Health at the University of Rochester Medical Center in New York. To further her knowledge even more, Dr. Escario completed an Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency program in Florida Institute for Advanced Dental Education. After practicing several years as a General Dentist, Dr. Escario decided to follow her passion for working with children. She went on to earn her specialization in Pediatric Dentistry from Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey.
Dr. Escario prioritizes staying up-to-date with technology and research. She goes on several continuing education courses all over the U.S. She collaborates with pediatricians, lactation consultants and speech therapists to help infants and young children with Tethered Oral Tissues (lip and tongue ties). She is certified LightScalpel laser provider. LightScalpel has been proven to have minimized bleeding, less swelling and discomfort and reduced risk of infection.
Dr. Escario is dedicated to giving back to the community. She has participated in several medical and dental missions that provides surgical dental treatment to remote areas in the Philippines. Dr. Escario continues to support fund raising events to help Kids Give Back and Medical Mission of Mercy USA.
Family and Fun
When Dr. Escario is not in the office, she enjoys running and participates in races ranging from 5K to marathons. She and her family enjoy being outdoors and goes hiking, biking and camping. She loves the ukelele and goes on thrilling adventures such as skydiving, jumping off waterfalls and swimming with whale sharks.