Gauri Mankame, DMD

Gauri Mankame, DMD

Dr. Gauri Mankame graduated from Nova Southeastern University, Davie, FL in 2012 with a doctorate degree in Dental Medicine. After graduation, she started working in Plantation, Florida, at Plantation Smile Care. Dr. Gauri Mankame began her AEGD Residency at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, OH, in July 2012.

While studying at Nova Southeastern, Dr. Gauri Mankame was involved in several charitable organizations such as: Nova’s Give Kids a Smile event and the Sai Prasad Charitable Trust, a mobile clinic that gives children in rural India dental care. In her free time, Dr. Gauri Mankame enjoys traveling and reading, especially murder mysteries.
We are glad to have Gauri Mankame D.M.D as an associate in our office. With her next generation education and exceptional patient care skills, Dr. Gauri Mankame provides our clients with the latest care options.

Licenses, Certificates and Memberships:

  • State of Ohio Dental License
  • State of Florida Dental License
  • Member of Academy of General Dentistry
  • Picasso 810nm Diode Laser Certificate
Disha Mankame, DMD

Disha Mankame, DMD

Dr. Disha Mankame is proud to be a part of co-developing her family practice, Plantation Smile Care, with her father Dr. Dipak Mankame, a well-known and experienced dental practitioner.

Dr. Disha graduated with high honors and completed her Doctorate in Dental Medicine (DMD) from Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine in 2010. Dr. Disha chose to study Dentistry in Mumbai, India allowing her to experience and enjoy her cultural roots and heritage. She obtained her Bachelor of Dental Surgery from Dr. D.Y. Patil Dental College and Hospital, India in 2005, where she completed her general internship in 2006.

Dr. Disha Mankame regularly attends continuing education courses to update her knowledge and keep up with the best practices, tools, and techniques in general dentistry, implant surgery, orthodontics, and treatment planning.

Dr. Disha was born and raised in Plantation, Florida, where she continues to build her career. She has a strong foundation of character, and maintains the highest ethical and professional standard of care. Following her father’s good example, Dr. Disha has developed a strong sense of giving, and volunteers at free dental clinics and camps.

Dr. Disha relates well with patients of diverse traditions and cultural backgrounds. She takes the initiative to reach out and get to know each patient and their families. She is highly motivated and provides exceptional care to her patients. Leveraging her good sense of humor, she maintains a friendly and cheerful ambience at work. She is meticulous and detail-oriented, and will create a comprehensive treatment plan that leave each patient with feeling reassured and happy.

Licenses, Certificates, and Memberships:

  • State of Florida Dental License
  • Membership of Academy of General Dentistry
  • Picasso 810nm Diode Laser Certificate
  • Member of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists
Dipak Mankame, DMD

Dipak Mankame, DMD

Dr. Dipak Mankame graduated from Nair Dental College and Hospital in 1976 with his bachelor degree in Dental Surgery. In 1979, he graduated from New York University with his doctorate degree in Dental Science. After graduation, Dr. Mankame practiced in New York, New York, until 1980. He then moved to Florida to continue his studies, and graduated from Advanced Dentistry at the University of Florida in 1988 and received his Fellowship with the Academy of General Dentistry.

Dr. Mankame opened his first practice in Sunrise, Florida, from 1980-1993. At that time, Dr. Mankame moved to India to dedicate his time to social service. Dr. Mankame traveled rural India providing free dental services to school children with the use of a Mobile Dental Clinic. During his time in India, Dr. Mankame constructed dental camps throughout the country and set up charitable organizations for less fortunate individuals needing vision and dental healthcare.

In 2000, Dr. Mankame moved back to Florida and re-opened his private practice. Eleven years later Dr. Mankame with the help of his daughters, Dr. Disha Mankame and Dr. Gauri Mankame, opened Plantation Smile Care, a family dental office in Plantation, Florida.

Dr. Mankame has devoted over 30 years to the dental profession and to the highest quality patient care.
He continues to contribute to the community by being involved in local charity organizations such as Community Smiles and Donated Dental. Dr. Mankame and his wife enjoy traveling several times a year to continue their volunteer work in India.

Licenses, Certificates and Memberships:

  • State of New York Dental License
  • State of Florida Dental License
  • Fellowship Academy of General Dentistry
  • Membership, Gold Coast Academy of General Dentistry
  • Membership, AAFO (American Association of Functional Orthodontics MUSC Dental)
  • Member of International Association of Orthodontics
  • Implant Symposium Certification
  • Mid America Orthodontic Society Certification
  • Picasso 810nm Diode Laser Certificate

Meet Our Team


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Our amazing dental team at Coral Springs Smile Care are committed to your smile! We constantly strive to provide each and every patient with topnotch dental care in a fun and friendly environment. We take our time to get to know our patients, so we can effectively address their concerns and goals. We also provide bilingual services and are pleased to assist you in English, Spanish, Creole, Hindi, Marathi, and Gujarati. We invite you to contact us today at 954-752-4484 to schedule an appointment with one of our dentists in Coral Springs, Florida!