Dr. Emilia Smith-Alvarez was born and raised in Miami, FL to Colombian parents. She completed her bachelors in psychology and pre-dental at New York University, graduating Cum Laude and 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 countries 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, Hispanic Dental Association, 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 has 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.