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“Dr. Soto is the best dentist, she makes you feel extremely comfortable and listens to what you have to say and any questions you have will answer them honestly.” Nicole H

Smile Institute Invisalign Celebrity with Dr Soto



Dr. Karla Soto, a third-generation dentist, stands out as a beacon of innovation and compassion in the dental world. Rooted in a rich family legacy of dental excellence, she brings a unique blend of extensive training and cutting-edge technology to her practice. Specializing in comprehensive and interdisciplinary dentistry, she offers a broad spectrum of services from general dentistry to complex smile designs including veneers, Invisalign, dental implants, cosmetic gum recontouring, full mouth reconstructions, and even same-day smile makeovers!

Dr. Soto prioritizes a comprehensive, patient-centered approach, ensuring each journey toward the perfect smile is both comfortable, personalized, and fun.

A Key Opinion Leader for prestigious dental organizations such as Digital Smile Design, Align Technology, American Academy of Clear Aligners, and other major dental associations and companies. Dr. Soto also significantly contributes as a member of the Align Global Faculty and Align Doctor Advisory Board. In addition, Dr. Karla Soto was specially chosen for the Invisalign Go Beyond marketing campaign, showcasing her as the face of the brand for dental professionals. This selection underscores her status as a globally recognized leading authority in the dental field.

Her passion for education extends beyond her practice; as a bilingual educator, Dr. Soto mentors dentists worldwide on Facially Generated Comprehensive Treatment Planning and the importance of building emotional connections with patients. Her advocacy for the integration of digital dentistry to improve patient experiences has taken her across continents, from Europe to North America, Asia, and Latin America.

A testament to her dedication to lifelong learning, Dr. Soto is a “bonafide continuing education addict,” with over 1600 CE hours to her name and affiliations with esteemed associations such as AACD, AGD, DSD, AACA, LEAD Mastermind, Kois Member, Seattle Study Club, and Spear alumni.

In addition to her professional endeavors, Dr. Soto founded the Smile Again Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to empowering disenfranchised women, including survivors of domestic violence, helping them to rebuild their smiles and confidence and, by extension, their lives.

Graduating from the University of Maryland School of Dentistry and completing a General Practice Residency at the Baltimore VA, Dr. Soto now practices in Boca Raton, Florida. Her vibrant lifestyle, enriched with travel, art, dance, driving, and concerts, mirrors the joy and passion she brings to her work and her patients. Dr. Soto embodies the true spirit of dentistry, blending skill, care, and innovation to not just transform smiles, but change lives. Dr. Soto’s ability to blend technical expertise with genuine care makes her not only an exceptional dentist but also a trusted partner in her patients’ journeys towards brighter, healthier smiles. 

Dr Soto and the team

From the moment you walk in to the moment you leave – the service is excellent. Staff and Dr. Soto are all amazing. Very professional. Doctor takes her time to explain everything clearly. I highly recommend.

5 Star Google Review: Lev K

Very kind staff, extremely helpful with any and all questions I had. Very new very clean office with all the latest gadgets. Dr. Soto is knowledgeable and explains everything to you in understandable terms. I would recommend this dentist office to anyone!

5 Star Google Review: Alejandro M

Thank you Dr. Soto for fitting me in at short notice when I was in some pain. For someone that has had a lot of work done, I appreciate her and her staff more than I can say. Don’t go anywhere else.

5 Star Google Review: Suzie T

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