Having grown up in a family of orthodontists, from an early age, Dr. Betancourt was exposed to the fact of helping to build a harmonious smile that can restore the individual’s self-confidence. With more than 17 years practicing orthodontics, Dr. Betancourt has a wide spectrum approaching the orthodontic problems of his patients at all ages, from the first pediatric orthodontic treatment (Phase 1 and Phase 2) to the adult who wants to restore or preserve their confident smile. Through clear aligners, clear or metal braces, fixed or removable appliances, Dr. Betancourt is specialized in treating your orthodontic problem (crowding, spaces, misalign teeth or bites, dentofacial orthopedics and orthodontic surgery). Here at Stonelodge Dental with cutting-edge technology, we are able to build your comprehensive individual diagnosis that allows us to develop your ideal orthodontic treatment, with an enjoyable experience in a warm and human environment.
Born and raised in Caracas, Venezuela, Dr. Betancourt received his Doctor of Dental Sciences (DDS) and Orthodontics specialist degrees from the Central University of Venezuela. Later, he relocated to United States where he obtained his second Orthodontics specialist degree and Master of Science in Dentistry (MSD) from Jacksonville University, School of Orthodontics and where he was later joined as Clinical Assistant Professor in Orthodontics. He also served as President of the Venezuelan Society of Orthodontics and as Executive Committee Member of the Latin-American Association of Orthodontics. He has published some papers related to the specialty and has been invited to give lectures at different orthodontic meetings nationally and internationally. He is a Member of the American Association of Orthodontics (AAO) and Fellow of the World Federation of Orthodontists (WFO).
Dr. Betancourt enjoys spending his free time with his wife Chiara (also an Orthodontist) and their daughters Alessandra and Annabella, traveling, and doing outdoor activities. He also enjoys playing drums with his lifelong friends.
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