Dr. Abrahim Caroci
Pediatric Dentist in Rochester, NYTwelve Corners Pediatric Dentistry
Dr. Abrahim Caroci is a pediatric dentist committed to offering children and families high quality service and care for long lasting healthy smiles. He graduated from Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health at A.T. Still University and also received a certificate in Public Health. He moved to Rochester in 2013 and completed a General Practice Residency (GPR) and Pediatric Dentistry Residency at the Strong Memorial Hospital/University of Rochester Eastman Institute for Oral Health. Dr. Caroci's training included hospital dentistry, management of trauma, infections, sedation, dental treatment under general anesthesia and special needs patients. He also completed a one year fellowship in the Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND) program. This collaborative interdisciplinary training focused on improving the health of children with neurodevelopmental disabilities and special healthcare needs.
Dr. Caroci was born in Brazil from an Italian father and Brazilian mother and fell in love with pediatric dentistry whileworking alongside a volunteer dentist during a dental mission in the Amazon. At the time, he was completing a Masters degree working with malaria vectors and mosquitoes in the field of epidemiology and biomedical sciences. He continued his research and worked towards a Ph.D., spending four years as a Research Scholar at the University of Arizona and the University of California, Irvine. After this time, he decided to finally follow his true passion and changed career paths to pediatric dentistry. He also found a passion in serving those with special needs both locally and internationally. Dr. Caroci began working with Special Olympics Special Smiles in Arizona and then went on to be a part of a research delegation in two Summer Olympic Games in Athens, Greece and Los Angeles. After moving to Rochester, he became the Special Olympics Special Smiles Clinical Director to help coordinate projects, locally and statewide in New York. He is also honored to be a board member of the American Academy of Developmental Medicine and Dentistry which focuses on integrating the medical and dental fields to serve people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Dr. Caroci is married to a lovely girl from the Midwest and with four children of his own, he knows that each child is different and that care needs to be individualized. He is committed to providing this high quality individualized care and developing lasting trustful relationships with his patients and families. In his spare time Dr. Caroci likes taking road trips with his family, volunteering with Speical Olympics, hiking, cooking Brazilian food for friends and playing soccer.
Rochelle F- Dental Hygienist
Rochelle F. is a Penfield native and has been a Brighton resident for the past twenty years. Her children have all attended Brighton Central Schools (two have graduated and her youngest is a senior at Brighton High School).
Rochelle received her Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education from SUNY Fredonia and is a graduate of Monroe Community College’s Dental Hygiene Program. Rochelle loves riding her bike in the early morning, and taking her dog on fun hikes in the woods.
Rochelle is excited to join the Twelve Corner Pediatric Dental Team!