Dr. Botero received her dental degree (DDS, 1987) from CES University in Medellin, Colombia, Specialty training in Endodontics (MS, 1995) at Pontificia Universidad Javeriana in Bogotá, Colombia and the advanced Specialty Certificate in Endodontics from University of Michigan in 2005. She was Clinical Assistant Professor at CES University and had her private practice in Colombia (1989-2000). Dr. Botero joined the University of Michigan in 2001 and presently she is full time Clinical Professor and teaches Endodontics to graduate and undergraduate students. She is the director of the dental postgraduate fellowship program in endodontics.
In 2012 Dr. Botero became a Diplomate of the American Board of Endodontics and she joined the Regenerative Endodontic committee from the American Association of Endodontics since 2013 and chair 2014-2020. She is past-president of the Pulp Biology and Regeneration group of the American Association and International Association of Dental Research. Dr. Botero has authored and co-authored numerous scientific peer reviewed articles and book chapters. She serves as reviewer for several endodontic and dental journals. Her research of interest and publications are on caries-induced angiogenesis and Regenerative Endodontics.
Dr. Botero and her husband, Felipe, have lived in Michigan since 2001 and have 2 boys Samuel (20y) and Emilio (17y). She enjoys outdoor activities, biking, running, gardening, cooking, painting and traveling around the world.
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