Ferishta Faqeeri, DMD
Board Certified Pediatric Dentist
Dr. Ferishta Faqeeri was raised in Gainesville, Florida, alongside her five siblings. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science in health education from the University of Florida, where she also obtained her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree in 2012. Since her time in dental school, Dr. Faqeeri has been passionate about community service and issues dealing with access to oral health care. She has participated in multiple outreach events, including Florida’s Mission of Mercy, which helps provide dental services to low-income populations.
Upon graduating from dental school, Dr. Faqeeri found her passion and calling while providing dental care to under-served children in the public health sector. She has helped launch three school-based dental sealant programs and played a pivotal role in providing much needed dental care to rural migrant families. Dr. Faqeeri’s passion for children’s dentistry is reflected through her friendly, reassuring personality and ability to make young patients feel at ease. In her spare time, she enjoys learning about new cultures, traveling, exploring the outdoors, and entertaining friends and family while cooking Persian food.