UTHSCSA Faculty Profiles v1.0

Landaeta Quinones, Carlos G. DDS

Dental School
Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

Dr. Carlos Landaeta currently works as an Instructor in the Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Texas.

Dr. Landaeta was born in Puerto La Cruz, Venezuela. In 2002, he obtained his dental degree from the Gran Mariscal Ayacucho University at Barcelona, Venezuela. He worked at the Luis Razetti University Hospital in the lip and palatal cleft charitable foundation joined to the Plastic and Maxillofacial Surgery department providing treatment to patients with dento-facial deformities, skin cancer, facial trauma and cosmetic problems.

In 2004, he was accepted to do an Advanced Training in Maxillofacial Trauma at the Penitenca Hospital in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil under the mentoring of Dr. Sylvio de Moraes, DDS, MD. In 2006, he was accepted to do his residency in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery at the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana in Bogota, Colombia.

After that, he returned to Venezuela where he worked as a Maxillofacial Surgeon at his own practice and other private practices. He continued to work with the lip and palatal cleft charitable foundation now as a leader of the Oral and Maxillofacial department. At the same time, he started a partnership with his mentor Dr. Velasquez, MD (plastic surgeon) performing multiple facial cosmetic treatments, as well as, facial skin reconstructions post skin cancer.

Dr. Landaeta moved to San Antonio, Texas in 2013, and joined the Department of Oral Maxillofacial Surgery in 2014. Since 2014, he continues his advanced training in facial cosmetic surgery.

Dr. Landaeta?s fields of interests are facial trauma, orthognathic surgery, dental implant, facial cosmetic surgery, among others.

8/2014 - Present Instructor UT Health Science Center, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, San Antonio, TX
1/2010 - Present Chief at Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Cleft Lip and Palate, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
1/2010 - Present Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon L&L Dentistry Corporation
1/2010 - Present Associate Surgeon Dentistry Specialties Center, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery