Meet Our Doctors

Dr. John W. Bishop, DDS

bio_bishopDr. John W. Bishop was born and raised in DeQuincy, Louisiana. He attended Loyola University in New Orleans, and completed his dental degree from the University of Tennessee in Memphis in 1969. He was elected to Omicron Kappa Upsilon, the National Dental Honor Society.

Dr. Bishop spent two years as a general dentist in the United States Air Force in Homestead, Florida. Following his services in the Air Force, he completed his pediatric dentist training at the Children’s Hospital in Birmingham, Alabama, which is affiliated with the University of Alabama.

He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry, is on staff at Florida Hospital, and is a member of Central Florida Cleft Palate and Craniofacial Team, which treats children with facial deformities. He is a spokesperson for the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. He has been an active member of the Florida Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and the Society of Dentistry of Children, having served as president of both organizations.

Dr. Bishop has practiced in Maitland since 1973 and resides in Maitland with his wife, Pam. He has two sons who live in Washington and Montana. His hobbies are running, fly fishing, and watching the Orlando Magic. He has achieved a personal goal of completing a marathon race (26 miles) at Disney World in 1994.

Dr. Carlos A. Berot, DMD

bio_bertot Dr. Carlos Bertot was born and raised in South Florida and graduated from Christopher Columbus High School in Miami. He attended the University of Miami, majoring in Biology. Dr. Bertot received his dental degree from the University of Florida, College of Dentistry in 1992. During his senior year, he received the Florida Academy of Pediatric Dentistry Senior Award for most outstanding student of that discipline.

Dr. Bertot spent two years at the University of Kentucky in Lexington. There, he completed his specialty training in Pediatric Dentistry. He has been in private practice in Maitland since 1994 and became a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry in 1996.

Dr. Bertot is a Member of a local Cleft Palate and Craniofacial team that treats children with facial deformities and their distinctive dental needs. He is affiliated with Florida Hospital and is a member of numerous professional organizations including the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, Florida Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, the Southeastern Society of Pediatric Dentistry, the American Society of Dentistry for Children, the Florida Society of Dentistry for Children, the Florida Dental Association, the American Dental Association and the Dental Society of Greater Orlando. He is proud to be a past president of both the Florida Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and the Florida Society of Dentistry for Children.

Dr. Bertot, his wife Cecile and their three children enjoy travel and try to take advantage of all of Florida’s outdoor activities.

Dr. Kelly C. Mansour, DMD

bio_mansour Dr. Kelly Mansour was born in Hollywood, FL and raised in a small town in North Florida called Starke. She eventually moved to Cocoa, FL where she was named Valedictorian of Rockledge High School in 2000. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Food Science and Human Nutrition at the University of Florida. During her undergraduate studies at Florida, she was the university’s female mascot, “Alberta”, for four years and participated in a variety of sporting events including away games, SEC championships and bowl games. She was inducted into the University of Florida’s Hall of Fame in 2004 for her academic excellence and leadership.

She continued her studies at the University of Florida, College of Dentistry, where she received her dental degree. During her senior year, she was awarded the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry Predoctoral Student Award for great promise in the field of pediatric dentistry and the Dr. E.A. Crosby Scholarship Award for outstanding community service. She completed her pediatric dental training at the University of Florida in 2010. Dr. Kelly is currently a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, Southeastern Society of Pediatric Dentistry and the American Dental Association.

Dr. Kelly loves spending time with her husband, David, and visiting with family and friends. During football season, you can catch her wearing orange and blue and cheering for the Florida Gators!

Dr. John R. Smith, DDS, MSD

bio_smith Dr. John Smith earned his B.S. degree in Zoology from the University of Florida in 1971 and his D.D.S. degree in 1975 from Emory University. Graduating first in his dental class earned him the distinguished Alpha Omega Scholastic Award and membership into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Scholastic Society.

Perhaps the most notable achievement in Dr. Smith's career came after he received his Masters Degree in Orthodontics (M.S.D.) from the University of Washington. His graduate work in implantology gained him the coveted Milo Hellman International Research Award presented each year by the American Association of Orthodontists for the most outstanding orthodontic research. After graduation, Dr. Smith became interested in another area of orthodontics, “invisible braces”. Working with five other noted orthodontists he helped pioneer the development of invisible braces. Through his publications and lectures, he has taught the theory of invisible braces and other innovations to thousands of orthodontists throughout the world.

Dr. Smith holds membership in the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO), the American Lingual Orthodontic Association (ALOA), the Florida Society of Orthodontics, American Dental Association, Florida Dental Association, and the Orange County Dental Society.

Is there life away from the pediatric dental chair for Dr. Smith? Along with fun activities such as fishing, boating, scuba diving, skiing, golf and playing with his two children, Dr. Smith keeps his busy life in balance with a good book or movie.

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