Meet the Doctors

All professionals at Boca Family and Cosmetic Dentistry maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in the medical field. Read on to learn more about our staff's experience and training.

  • Lilia Marcela Molinares

    In practice for 18 years, Dr. Molinares earned her dental surgery degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago and was awarded the Smith Barney Mercantile Scholarship for Excellence in the field of dentistry. She is a member of the Academy of General dentistry and member of the Implant Dentistry Study club of Houston.Dr. Molinares has completed hundreds of hours in continuing education to keep up with the latest advancements in the ever-evolving field.

    She is Married to Ricardo, who has been her main support through the process of becoming a dentist and now establishing the practice. They have a wonderful daughter named Samantha and two energetic dogs that play a very special role in the family.

    She enjoys being outdoors and she is an active member of the StoneBridge Church in the Woodlands, TX.

  • Karen L. Marino
    D.D.S., M.S.

    Dr. Karen L Marino was born and raised in Colombia, South America, and she received a degree as a Doctor of Dental Surgery from the Colegio Odontologico Colombiano in Bogota. She then continued her training in the Periodontics Residency Program at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, Georgia. In addition, she obtained a Master’s Degree in Oral Biology from the same institution. Dr. Marino moved to Houston, Texas, in 2010 where she maintains her private practice limited to periodontics and dental implants.

    Dr. Marino is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology. She is active in organized dentistry, and is a member of the American Dental Association, the American Academy of Periodontology, the Greater Houston Society of Periodontists, the Texas Dental Association and the Greater Houston Hispanic Dental Association. She also actively volunteers working at the San Jose Clinic – Dental Department in Houston.

    When not working with patients, Dr. Marino enjoys spending time with her husband, and their two beautiful daughters. She also enjoys reading, traveling, watching movies and getting together with friends.

    “I enjoy talking to my patients to understand their unique needs and expectations. I truly appreciate the privilege of treating this community. My goal is to provide each and every one of my patients with the best treatment possible using my knowledge, dexterity and state of the art equipment to guarantee a long lasting and beautifully final result under a friendly and delicate environment”.

  • Heriberto A. Hernandez

    For 25 years, Dr. Heriberto Hernandez has been providing his patients with exceptional orthodontic care. Highly educated and well trained, he earned a Doctor en Odontologia (dental) degree from the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana Bogota in Colombia. He then furthered his education, moving to the United States, completing an orthodontic residency in the Department of Orthodontics at Saint Lois University.

    Dr. Hernandez feels it is important to stay on the cutting-edge of orthodontics to offer the most advanced treatments. Thus, he maintains memberships in many prestigious professional organizations, including the American Association of Orthodontics, Southwestern Society of Orthodontics and the Texas Association of Orthodontics.

    In this spare time, Dr. Hernandez enjoys reading, listening to music and playing golf.

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10857 Kuykendahl Rd, Ste 100 The Woodlands, TX 77382

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