Meet The Doctors
Luciana Molinari, DDS
Dr. Luciana Molinari was born in Argentina and raised in Venezuela where she earned her first dental degree at the Universidad Central de Venezuela in 1995. She opened her private practice in Caracas, Venezuela and went back to school for a Master in Aesthetic and Implant Dentistry. In the year 2000 she became a part time faculty member as a Clinical Assistant Professor in the department of Restorative and Prosthodontics where she directed and lectured courses for the undergraduate students on the clinical and preclinical floor and also managed several research projects.
In 2008 she moved to Key Biscayne, Florida and after successfully completing all National Board Examinations and attending a 2 year Advanced Education in General Dentistry Program at the University of Florida, she obtained the Florida Dental License.
With over 20 years of experience, Dr. Molinari is a dedicated, detail oriented and patient focused professional with a strong clinical knowledge willing to provide state of the art dental care in an ambiance of confidence and excellence.
She is also a mother of two, former field hockey player and enjoys sports activities like running, biking, tennis and Pilates.
Emilia Smith- Alvarez, DDS
Dr. Emilia Smith-Alvarez was born and raised in Miami, FL, to Colombian parents. She completed her Bachelor’s degree in psychology and pre-dental at New York University, graduating cum laude as a Founders Day Award recipient.
She then went on to complete her dental training at Boston University’s Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine – one of the country’s leading dental schools utilizing state-of-the-art technology and equipment – graduating magna cum laude and ranked within the top 10% of her class.
She is a member of the American Dental Association, the Hispanic Dental Association, the American Association of Women Dentists and the Florida Dental Association.
Dr. Emilia’s compassion and soft demeanor helps her patients feel at ease under her care. She has a passion for teaching about oral health and serving her community. She moved back to Miami to be close to her family, who she loves dearly. Dr Emilia enjoys singing, playing the piano, cooking for others and fitness.
Virginia Bocage, DDS
Dr. Bocage’s career as an orthodontist was built on a foundation of quality education. She received her certificate in Orthodontics and a master’s degree in Medical Science from Harvard University. Dr. Bocage also earned a certificate in Advanced General Dentistry from Nova Southeastern University in Florida.
Her advanced dentistry background allows her to provide accurate and comprehensive treatment planning and better long-term care for her patients. This sets her practice apart from others in the area.
At our office, Dr. Bocage is helping to create beautiful smiles in the Coconut Grove community. She has been in practice as an orthodontist for over a decade and is constantly inspired by her patients to do her job better every day. She continually learns new methods of treatment to improve the care she gives.
Dr. Bocage enjoys using her knowledge of science and engineering to make a positive difference in the lives of her patients. When she is not at work, you can see her cheering for her two kids on the soccer field.