Dr. Salvator La Mastra was born and raised in Dallas, TX. He graduated high school from Trinity Christian Academy in Addison and received his Bachelor of Science degree from Baylor University. He completed his undergraduate studies in three years on the dean’s list and received a minor in chemistry and concentrations in marketing and Latin.
Dr. La Mastra received his Doctor of Medical Dentistry degree from LECOM School of Dental Medicine in Tampa, FL. During his time in dental school, he completed several externships in cosmetic dentistry and oral surgery.
A Unique Expertise
Dr. La Mastra is a member of the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, Texas Dental Association, Dallas County Dental Association, the Academy of Clear Aligners, and the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.
Dr. La Mastra has been practicing for four years in Plano, TX and is excited to practice in his hometown of Dallas, TX with Dr. Hamlett. He believes in comprehensive dental care that helps patients maintain their oral health, smile, and addresses their chief concerns. He prides himself on delivering the best, most compassionate, and holistic dental care to each of his patients.
In order to do this, Dr. La Mastra has spent numerous hours in continuing education courses and recently directed his focus on orthodontics and occlusion (the study of a person’s bite) in order to help develop the proper function. This prevents costly dental work in the future by directing “biting” forces in the proper area of the tooth maintaining tooth and gum health.
Dr. La Mastra is certified in Invisalign and teaches on the national level, educating other doctors on how to best plan treatment. He is one the youngest faculty member in the history of Invislaign, in which he is humbled and grateful for the recognition. He is also very passionate about building beautiful smiles that give patients back their confidence, youth, and smile of their dreams using his wide range of dental expertise.
Education and Experience
In Dr. La Mastra’s free time, he enjoys spending time with family, as well as the outdoors, traveling, working out, and experiencing new foods and cultures. And he plans to adopt a dog whenever he finds some spare time!
He is excited to join Dr. Hamlett and his incredible team and help continue the highest level of care to his patients.