Dr. Louis Beto

Dr. Louis McLean (Macky) Beto is an oral and maxillofacial surgeon here at Danville Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. He is also a Danville native that graduated with honors from Danville High School. His father, Louis J. Beto, MD, was a prominent and long-time family physician in Danville.

Dr. Beto graduated cum laude with his undergraduate degree from Wake Forest University in Winston Salem, NC, where he received a BA in Chemistry. He was a member of the Kappa Alpha Order. He then attended the University Of Kentucky College Of Dentistry in Lexington, where he graduated with honors with his DMD degree. Dr. Beto completed his oral and maxillofacial residency at Temple University Hospital, in Philadelphia, PA in 1984.

Dr. Beto has been in private practice here in Danville since 1984. He performs all phases of oral and maxillofacial surgery—with an emphasis on dental implants, anesthesia, and facial trauma.

Professional organizations include the American Dental Association, Kentucky Dental Association, Bluegrass Dental Society, American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, Kentucky Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, and the Southeastern Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. He is a board certified diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.

Dr. Beto’s current certifications include Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS).

He is very dedicated to and appreciative of his career and community, and enjoys giving back to both. He has been a board member of the Kentucky Board of Dentistry since 2016, the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry alumni board since 2014, and a board member of Farmer’s National Bank in Danville since 2005. He is also on the voluntary faculty at the University Of Kentucky College Of Dentistry, which includes mentoring oral and maxillofacial surgery residents and volunteering at the Mission Lexington Dental Clinic.

Dr. Beto and his wife have been married for 32 years, and have 3 adult sons. He has been a member of the Danville Presbyterian Church for over 60 years.

His personal interests include golf, reading (with an emphasis on history), and target shooting.