Dr. Abrahim Caroci
Twelve Corners Orthodontics & Pediatric Dentistry
Pediatric Dentist in Rochester, NY, Brighton, NY & Pittsford, NY
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 health care needs.
Dr. Caroci was born in Brazil from an Italian father and Brazilian mother and fell in love with pediatric dentistry while working 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.
Dr. Michael Molisani
Orthodontist in Rochester, NY, Brighton, NY & Pittsford, NY
Dr. Michael Molisani is a Rochester native and graduated from The Aquinas Institute of Rochester in 1999. From there he went on to graduate Summa Cum Laude with a BS degree in Biology from St. John Fisher College. In 2007, he graduated Summa Cum Laude receiving his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Mike went on to complete his orthodontic training at Montefiore Medical Center at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City in 2011. As chief resident, he was exposed to a wide variety of complex cases including surgical and interdisciplinary restorative/orthodontic cases on patients of all ages.
Dr. Molisani’s passion for dentistry and orthodontics is obvious to anyone who speaks with him. He truly enjoys his patients, getting to know them as well as their families. Guidance from his mother Lynne, a dental hygienist, is what sparked an early interest in dentistry and it continues today. Dr. Mike is a member of the American Association of Orthodontists as well as the Northeastern Society of Orthodontists. He also serves on the board of the Rochester Dental Study Club with Dr. Marc Malatesta.
Dr. Mike married his wife, Mary Beth (Tramontana), in May of 2015. They have a son, Dominic and daughter, Juliana. They reside in his native town of Greece, where they love spending time with their families and friends. Dr. Mike loves traveling, cooking with his wife, and is a foodie at heart.
As a huge sports fan, the doctor loves spending free time watching the New York Yankees, the Buffalo Bills, and Syracuse Basketball. He also likes golfing, attending concerts, and listening to music. He is very excited to be back home, working in and serving the community in which he was raised!