Trusted Panama City, FL Dentist

Get to Know
A. Faris Waheed, DMD

White decorative separation line Dr. Waheed has been practicing dentistry for over 15 years, and every day, he tries to make a meaningful difference in his patients’ lives. He strives to provide complete dental care that meets every possible need while ensuring people always feel comfortable in his treatment chair. He has been serving the Panama City community for over 10 years, and he can’t wait to welcome you into our dental office.


Why Did You Want to Become a Dentist?

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Dr. Waheed was drawn to dentistry because he wanted to be able to help people have healthy teeth, and by extension, achieve complete health. Looking after someone’s oral health allows him to enhance their appearance and uplift their wellbeing at the same time, and for Dr. Waheed, nothing is more fulfilling than seeing a patient gain a new sense of confidence thanks to the smile he has given them.

Where Did You Study Dentistry?

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Dr. Waheed began his college career at the University of the Pacific, and after graduating, he went on to obtain his dental degree from the prestigious Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. Over the years, he has completed several post-graduate courses focused on subjects such as dental implants, root canal therapy, Botox and dermal fillers, Invisalign, and oral sedation. He is also a member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, American Academy of Implant Dentistry, and SPEAR Education.

Outside of the Dental Office, What Do You Like to Do?

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Dr. Waheed is married to Dr. Rubina Azam, a well-known pediatrician in the area, and they have two awesome kids. When he isn’t spending time with family, Dr. Waheed likes to relax by hiking, cooking, reading, and jet skiing.