Meet Our Doctors
Dr. Hemita Klose, DMD
Dr. Hemita Klose graduated top 5 in her class at University of Florida College of Dentistry. As a result, Dr. Klose was inducted into the prestigious Omicron Kappa Upsilon Dental Honor Society, an invitation-only honor society that recognizes only the highest achievers of graduating dentists nationwide. Dr. Klose is well versed in all aspects of Dentistry including fillings/bondings, crowns, veneers, whitening, gum therapies, extractions, implants, root canal therapy and orthodontics such as Invisalign.
Dr. Klose is avid believer in continuing education and strives to learn about all of the latest research and technology in Dentistry. As an active member of the Academy of General Dentistry since graduating, Dr. Klose has completed the requirements for a fellowship award and will be recognized for this achievement at an upcoming annual meeting. Some of the requirements for this fellowship award include 500 hours of continuing education in all disciplines of Dentistry and a comprehensive 4 hour exam covering all topics within clinical Dentistry.
Dr. Klose began practicing Dentistry in Orlando, Florida where she practiced for several years. Dr. Klose and her husband then made the decision to leave Florida and begin their next adventure in the big apple.
Dr. Klose lives in Manhattan with her Husband, their two dogs Bailey and Sonya and welcomed their first child in March.
Meet Our New Pediatric Dentist!
Dr. Carolina will begin accepting appointments in March. Please call our office to schedule.
Dr. Carolina Escobedo, DMD
Dr. Carolina Escobedo (Dr. Carolina) was born in Mexico and moved to Florida with her family at the age of 13. She is the third of four siblings and is fluent in both English and Spanish. She attended the University of Central Florida where she graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s degree in Microbiology and Molecular Biology. Dr. Carolina received her Doctor of Medical Dentistry (DMD) degree from the University of Florida.
Dental school provided Dr. Carolina with an opportunity to complete several mission trips where she provided dental care for adults and children in need. The experience of treating orphans in the Dominican Republic inspired Dr. Carolina to specialize in pediatric dentistry. Dr. Carolina completed a year of advanced education in General Dentistry at Lutheran Medical Center in Manhattan followed by a residency and pediatric dentistry post-doctoral certification in Brooklyn NYU Lutheran Medical Center. During that time she attended mission trips to Guatemala to provide dental services to underserved children.
Dr. Carolina independent studies include research in the areas of anticipatory guidance and infant oral health care. Her work focused on comparing the knowledge amongst new mothers and experienced mothers, as well as comparing infant oral healthcare knowledge amongst different cultures.
Dr. Carolina training in pediatric dentistry has prepared her to perform in all areas of dentistry for children: preventative and restorative dentistry, growth and development, craniofacial anomalies, trauma management, conscious sedation, behavior management, general anesthesia, as well as interceptive and comprehensive orthodontics.
Since completing her specialty training in pediatric dentistry, Dr. Carolina worked in private practice in Manhattan and Queens in New York. There, she served the diverse communities that reside in the Big Apple.
In 2016 Dr. Carolina after becoming board certified with Board Certified with American Board of Pediatric Dentistry, Dr. Carolina decided to move abroad and serve the kids of the military families that are stationed in Germany. There she had the time to explore new cultures and travel all over Europe and Africa.
She’s an active member of the American Dental Association, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, Dr. Carolina is back in New York City with her fiance and is looking forward to treat the families in Lower Manhattan. In her free time Dr. Carolina enjoys reading, jogging in Central Park and experiencing all different adventures only New York City can offer.