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Our Team

Walmir B. Da Costa, D.M.D

Candidate, American Board of Pediatric Dentistry

Dr. Da Costa was born in Sao Paulo, Brazil, and lived in Caracas, Venezuela for 10 years prior to moving to south Florida at the age of 16. He speaks fluent Portuguese and Spanish. Dr. Da Costa is married to his high-school sweetheart, Irene, and has 4 very active boys. He loves all sports, especially soccer and Gator Football, and enjoys being active with his family.


His love for pediatric dentistry began when his first-born son was diagnosed with cleft lip and palate. His personal experiences helped develop a special bond with cleft and special needs patients. He enjoys building trusting relationships with his patients and parents and looks forward to serving many families in the Winter Garden and surrounding communities.


Dr. Da Costa received a Bachelor of Science (Business Finance and Sports Management) dual-degree from the University of Florida. He is a graduate of the University of Florida College of Dentistry, and also received his Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry from the Department of Pediatric Dentistry at the University of Florida, where he served as Chief resident. 


He is a Candidate for Board Certification at the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry, and maintains memberships in the American Dental Association, the Florida Dental Association, the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, and the Florida Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.


He is very excited to join Dr. Sotto’s team and looks forward to continue the tradition of excellent care provided by Little Gators Pediatrics and its staff.  

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