Our Team

Our team consists of dedicated individuals who are kind, friendly and caring. Our staff is here to ensure a pleasant experience during your visit to our office. Our team includes experienced and energetic people whose goal is to communicate with our patients to provide the best care possible.

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Dr. Faris Waheed

Dr. Waheed is a graduate of Tufts School of Dental Medicine, one of the best in the country. He has been a dentist for years and has been through several post graduate courses in different fields of dentistry since receiving his D.M.D. degree.

His approach to your treatment starts with patiently listening to you. Then, after a complete and thorough examination, he reviews and discusses the diagnosis and treatment options with you.

Adele Betances

Adele has been working in dentistry for over 20 years, with taking some time off to be able to be a full time mom. She is very happy to be a member of Dr. Waheed’s practice, as the doctor and staff both genuinely care for their patients. She really enjoys interacting with patients and being able to provide a positive first impression by talking with the patients and answering their questions. Adele was born and raised in Italy where she met her husband, Tony. They have been married for over 20 years and have two wonderful kids, a daughter and a son, and a dog. When she’s not at work, she enjoys spending time with her family and cooking. They have enjoyed their move to Panama City from Maryland.

Brianna Chauvette

Brianna is originally from up north in New Hampshire, and has loved living in Panama City, Florida since she moved here in 2014. She is currently going to school for Dental Hygiene at Gulf Coast State College, in hopes of becoming a Registered Dental Hygienist in the future. She enjoys cooking, relaxing with her family on the weekends, going to the beach, and working out!

Katrina Magnussen

Katrina is the youngest of 5 siblings and is originally from San Antonio, Texas. After graduating high school, she moved to Panama City, Florida in 1994. She attended Gulf Coast State College and received her dental assisting certification in 1996. As she enjoyed the dental field very much, she went on to receive her Associates of Science degree in dental hygiene in 1998. In 2002, she married her high school sweetheart and she has a precious 9 year old son.

Brooke Mrzena

Brooke is 26 years old, and has been married for 5 years. She was born and raised in Panama City, Florida. She started out her dental career as a dental assistant in a practice that specializes in periodontics. She then decided to further her education by going to dental hygiene school, and obtaining her Degree as a Registered Dental Hygienist. She loves the field of dentistry and looks forward to all it has to offer.

Yaris Ortega

Yaris is an Expanded Duty Dental Assistant with over 10 years of experience in the dental field. She joined the Baldwin Dental team in June 2017. She enjoys helping and caring for our patients. Outside the office, she loves to spend time with her family and friends. In her spare time, her favorite thing to do is go to the beach and enjoy the sun.

Belinda Reid

Belinda is the Office Manager for Baldwin Dental. She received her Registered Dental Assistants License from the Dental Board of California in 2007. She moved to Florida in the summer of 2008 from Santa Cruz, California with her boxer Chopper. She is married to Donnie Reid and she has two step children, Justin and Megan Reid. She also has three dogs (Karma, CJ, and Sukie), along with two cats (Buddy Turbo and Cosmo). She enjoys dancing, working out, reading, and hanging out at home with her family.

Kayla Stanford

Kayla has been a hygienist for 6 years now. What she loves most about her job is getting to interact with a variety of different people. Her main goal is to make sure you have a great experience while getting your teeth cleaned here at Baldwin Dental. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and their two dogs, working out, and going to the beach.

Jennifer Waddell

Jennifer has been a dental assistant for about 15 years now. She started her career in the dental field seeing children at first, and since then has explored all avenues of dentistry. Knowing that the dental office is not the most relaxing place to be, Jennifer strives to make sure her patients feel as secure and comfortable as possible. She loves the career path she chose as a dental assistant and will continue to the best job possible throughout her career.