Dr. Flavio Molina
Dr. Flavio Molina
Implantologist / Prosthodontist
Early Dental Career
Dr. Flavio Molina embarked on his dental career in 1999 when he opened his first dental office in his hometown of São José dos Campos, Brazil. As he began his clinical practice, he also pursued an internship in Microbiology and Immunology at UNITAU, dedicating his time to this field until 2002. Driven by his passion for both clinical and academic excellence, he recognized the need for further specialization and joined the Prosthodontic Specialization program at Universidade Estadual Paulista (FOSJC-UNESP) in São José dos Campos, Brazil, in 2004. Under the guidance of Professor Dr. Renato Nishioka, he successfully completed his specialty training in prosthodontics in 2006.
Demonstrating a commitment to sharing knowledge and advancing the field, Dr. Molina began teaching dental implant courses in 2006. Collaborating with esteemed professionals such as Professors Dr. Rogério Romeiro (Implant Team Brazil) and Dr. Luís Felipe Carvalho (Ph.D. in Oral Pathology/Nanoscience), he contributed to specialty training and Continuing Professional Development programs. Seeking to broaden his expertise, he enrolled in the Master of Oral Biopathology program in 2006 under the guidance of Professor Dr. Luciane Dias de Oliveira. He successfully defended his dissertation in 2008.
Driven by a thirst for knowledge and a desire to contribute, Dr. Molina pursued a doctorate in Microbiology and Immunology in 2009. Under the guidance of Professor Dr. Antônio Olavo Cardoso Jorge, he conducted extensive research and defended his thesis in 2011, earning his Ph.D. During his advanced studies, he continued providing exceptional care at his dental office in São José dos Campos. Furthermore, he served as a 1st Lieutenant Dentist in the Brazilian Air Force (FAB) from 2010 to 2016, using his specialized skills in Dental Prosthetics.
From Porto to Dublin
In 2016, Dr. Molina embarked on a new chapter in his professional journey by relocating to Porto, Portugal. He pursued a second Master’s Degree in Dentistry at the prestigious University Fernando Pessoa (UFP). Guided by Professor Dr. Cristina Pina, he defended his thesis and successfully completed the program. Continuing his global exploration, Dr. Molina ventured to Dublin, Ireland, in 2017, where he embraced new challenges and contributed his expertise to various clinics. Renowned as a Specialist in Dental Prosthodontics, Implants, and Dental Rehabilitation, he provided exceptional care in some of Ireland’s leading centers.
Driven by an unrelenting quest for knowledge and innovation, Dr. Molina pursued a third Master’s Degree in Prosthodontics and New Technologies at the University of Siena, Italy, in 2019. This experience further expanded his expertise and equipped him with cutting-edge techniques and insights.
Today, Dr. Flavio Molina stands as a highly accomplished dental professional, renowned for his exceptional skills in prosthodontics, dental implants, and dental rehabilitation. With an impressive educational background spanning multiple continents, he brings a wealth of knowledge and a commitment to excellence to every patient he serves.