About our office

$79 NEW PATIENT SPECIAL

Comprehensive Exam, Full Mouth Xrays, Professional Cleaning, Cosmetic or Implant consultation. New patients only. Does not apply with periodontal disease. Not valid with insurance submission. Cannot be combined with other offers or 3rd party financing. (D0150, D0210, D1110)

We Take Care of Many Dental Conditions Your Desired Smile utilizes digital X-rays and Cone Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT) technology. CBCT is high-end dental technology where creates 3D images of patient’s mouth, head and neck, that allows more precise diagnosis and planning. Your Desired Smile can help you improve your smile and you will receive the best dental care from an experienced and professional team. Dr. Alicea serves the South Tampa area and the surroundings. The office is easily a...Read More

Meet our team

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Dr. Luis A. Alicea, DMD, MSD Read Bio

Dr. Luis A. Alicea was born and raised in San Juan, Puerto Rico. He pursued studies at the University of Puerto Rico, School of Dentistry. He then completed his Masters Degree, and Prosthodontic residency at that campus, where he focused his training in the placement, and restoration of Dental Implants. He has taught as an Associate Professor in the Research, and Restorative Departments at the University of Puerto Rico, and continues to hold privileges as a professor Ad Honorem in that instituti...Read More

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Lisbety Mena Lead Dental Assistant Read Bio

Lisbety joined our team in March 2015. Lisbety was born in Cuba and moved to the US in 2011, working in the dental field since 2014. Lisbety loves to meet new patients and impacting their lives through dentistry. She treats her patients like family, with several of them asking for her by name when they come back to the practice. When she is not in the office, you can find her at the travel agent office planning her next trip. Currently attending HCC, Lisbety lives in Tampa with her husband Jav...Read More

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Jacqueline Torres Office Manager Read Bio

Jackie, as we all know her, has been with our team since May 2016. Born in Brooklyn, NY, Jackie is the quintessential “Nuyorican” spending her childhood in New York amongst her Puerto Rican family. Jackie has worked in several dental offices across the country, including in El Paso, TX, New York City, NY, Colorado Springs, Co and even Stuttgart, Germany. Her roles have included Dental Assistant and Office Manager for over 26 years. Jackie currently lives in the Tampa Bay area with her husband Jo...Read More

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Magda A. Alicea Business Manager Read Bio

Magda is Dr. Alicea’s wife and handles all office business, as well as the financial and operational matters. She has assumed a leadership role in motivating office team members and proactively seeking ways to improve the dental practice. Magda makes sure the office runs smoothly and ensures that we work in a wonderful environment. She attended the University of Puerto Rico where she attained a doctor’s degree in Pharmacy. She is especially talented with her communication skills and her conta...Read More

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Lourdes Rivera Dental Assistant Read Bio

Lourdes joined our team in February of 2017. Lourdes was born in Puerto Rico and moved to Florida in 2008. She graduated as DAEF in 2012, and has been working in several dental offices in the Tampa Bay area ever since. Lourdes loves taking care of her patients, and is always looking to make a positive impact on people’s lives. She is always smiling and looking to cheer up everyone around her. Lourdes has two kids, Hector and Julian.

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Karla Aspiro Marketing Read Bio

Karla has been with our team since August 2016. Born and raised in Tampa, Karla has lived all her life in the Tampa Bay area, making her a great resource to “all-things Tampa Bay”. Karla loves helping patients and finds very rewarding making our patients feel at ease even when they express fear or anxiety of the dentist. Karla is also in charge of our Social Media platforms, so make sure you follow us at @YourDesiredSmile in Facebook, Instagram and Twitter…she will appreciate it! Karla lives in...Read More

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At Your Desired Smile we strive to provide our patients with the best and most complete dental care. Our doctors and staff frequently attend continuing education seminars to learn the latest dental techniques. Here are some of the services we provide, please click here.

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