31067 US Highway 19N, Palm Harbor, FL 34684
P: 727-333-9333

Board Certified Pediatric Dentist

Dr. Mark Dawoud—known as “Dr. Mark” to all his patients—grew up in the New York Tri-State area. He received his DMD from Tufts School of Dental Medicine, following up with a dental residency at NYU Lutheran Medical Center working as a general dentist. Dr. Dawoud then completed an advanced certification in Pediatric Dentistry Specialty residency through NYU Lutheran Medical Center (now renamed NYU Langone Hospital—Brooklyn) where he served as the chief resident and enjoyed treating patients from all over the world. He is also credentialed at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg, Florida. Dr. Dawoud is a Board-certified pediatric dentist who is licensed by the State of Florida to administer in-office sedation to his patients.

Dr. Dawoud became a Board-certified pediatric dentist to provide the most exceptional service possible to every child in his care but has a special affinity for working with patients with autism, Down syndrome, and cleft lip and palate. He has extensive training in laser dentistry, sedation dentistry, and hospital dentistry. Dr. Dawoud belongs to the following professional organizations: 

Diplomate, American Board of Pediatric Dentistry

Member, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry

Member, Florida Academy of Pediatric Dentistry

Member, American Dental Association

Member, Academy of Laser Dentistry

Dr. Dawoud has been named one of the 2019 “40 Under 40” by Incisal Edge dental lifestyle magazine, which recognizes America’s finest young practitioners for their achievements in dentistry. An expansion of the magazine’s signature awards this year will include categories for General Dentists and Dental Specialists.

In his spare time, Dr. Dawoud enjoys actively serving at his church, spending time with his wife and twins, exploring the Florida landscape, running, swimming, and tossing a football around.