Cosmetic & Restorative Dentistry (850) 265-9593

Meet Our Dentists

The brief descriptions below are designed to familiarize you with our team's training, professional credentials and work experience.


F. Reese Harrison D.M.D.F. Reese Harrison D.M.D.

Dr. Reese Harrison was born and raised in Panama City, Florida. He attended Mosley High School and Gulf Coast Community College before earning his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Florida in 1994 and his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the University of Florida College of Dentistry in 1998.

Dr. Harrison is a member of several prestigious professional organizations, including the American Dental Association, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Florida Dental Association, and he has served as the President of the Bay County Dental Society. He is also a member of the Bay County Chamber of Commerce. Dr. Harrison was also voted as the “Reader’s Choice” for “Best Dentist” on the Panama City Living's Best of Bay List.

Dr. Harrison and his wife Mara have three daughters, Anne Margaret, Evelyn and Vivian.


Stephanie J. Curley D.M.D.F. Reese Harrison D.M.D.

Dr. Curley grew up in Louisville, Kentucky. She played basketball and ran track for all four years of high school, and she recently completed her first half marathon this year. Dr. Curley attended the University of Louisville for her undergraduate degree in Biology, and later graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Louisville, School of Dentistry in 2015. During her tenure at Louisville, she was a member of several prestigious organizations, including:  the Louisville Student Dental Association Executive Board, the Student Convention Planning Committee, the Phi Kappa Phi National All University Honor Society, the Southeastern Academy of Prosthodontics, the American Association of Women Dentists, and the Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Honor Dental Society.

Dr. Curley recently married Brent Curley in May of 2015. She grew up visiting the Emerald Coast regularly and has enjoyed many summers here with her family in Seaside. Dr. Curley & Dr. Harrison share a philosophy of excellence in patient-centered care and the pursuit of quality dentistry. Her addition to our office will benefit patients both current and new. We welcome her to the Ideal Dentistry Team.






Our Team Members



                           Assistant: Kimberly, Keri, & Kim                                           Hygienist: Shannon, Susan, & Janet


Our incredible team of knowledgeable and caring professionals helps patients enjoy a rewarding dental experience throughout their visit. Our entire staff attends continuing education conferences each year to maintain their awareness of the latest techniques and technologies in the field and to ensure that our patients receive the highest quality care. We also strive to make a child's initial visit extremely fun, comfortable, and educational. In addition to providing exceptional dental care, our staff gives back to the community in a number of ways. Our office has participated in the "Give Kids a Smile" program and the American Cancer Society's "Relay for Life." We are also avid supporters of the Junior League of Panama City, participating with the organization as Supporter of their Child Service Center program. Additionally, Dr. Harrison visits local elementary schools every year to demonstrate proper dental hygiene to students.





Susan, Patient Coordinator

Susan has been in the dental field for over 40 years, and she has been with the practice since 2002. She is a very thorough and reliable person whose strong suit is patient relations. Even though she started out as an assistant, she has made a smooth transition to the front office and uses her dental knowledge to help keep patients informed. Susan's hobbies include cooking and riding her bike. She has been married for over 42 years and has 2 children and 1 grandson. As you will see, Susan loves dentistry and our practice.
  Keri, Assistant

    Keri attended school in Bradenton, Florida and has been a dental assistant for 28 years. She began her     career as an assistant in Birmingham, Alabama and later moved to Florida. Keri started with our team in     January of 2017 and fits right in. She loves spending time at the beach and working with plants. Keri takes     pride in what she does and loves a challange.











Kim H., Assistant

Kim H. is an expanded functions certified dental assistant that graduated from Gulf Coast Community College in 2000. Following her graduation, Kim immediately started working with Dr. Harrison and is now Lab Supervisor and chairside Assistant at Ideal Dentistry. Kim understands that the patient's time is valuable and works proficiently to meet the needs of our patients and our team.



Kimberly M., Assistant

Kimberly M. received her certification in Dental Assisting from Gulf Coast Community College in 1997. She has been a member of our team since May of 2003. Some of her duties in our office include ordering and maintaining all clinical supplies and chairside assisting. She enjoys spending time with her friends and family, especially her daughter, Aubrey. Kimberly's warm and pleasant personality is sure to make you feel at ease during your visit to our practice.










Janet, Hygienist

Janet moved back to Panama City after her husband’s retirement from United States Air Force. She has been a hygienist for 16 years, graduating from Gulf Coast Community College. Janet has been married for 15 years and has three wonderful children. Her favorite past times are spending time at the beach, outdoor activities, serving at church and spending time with her family. Janet invites you to visit our office to experience the very best in dental care.





Shannon, Hygienist

Shannon joined Dr. Harrison’s team in March 2007. She received her associates degree in Dental Hygiene from Tallahassee Community College. With 18 years of experience, Shannon provides our patients with gentle but thorough cleanings, while educating them on the latest in dental healthcare. Outside of the office, Shannon is a very busy wife and mother. She loves spending time with her family and going to the beach. Shannon looks forward to meeting new people everyday and invites you to our office to meet our Ideal Dentistry team.




Susan, Hygienist

Susan has been a hygienist for 24 years after attending college at Pensacola Jr. College and Gulf Coast Community College in 1994. Susan joined Dr. Harrison's team in October of 2015. Susan provides excellent care on her patients and loves creating a bond with each of her patients. Outside of the office, Susan enjoys sewing, treating her plants and spending time with her daughter and granddaughter. Susan makes each and every one of her patients feel welcome to our office.





Liz Oliver, Office Manager


Liz joined Dr. Harrison's team March of 2017. She grew up in Panama City, FL and attended Mosley High School. Liz furthered her education at Gulf Coast Community College, where she pursued nursing. After becoming a registered nurse, Liz worked as a neonatal registered nurse at Northside Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia for the last 15 years. She has been married for 12 years and enjoys spending time with her 3 dogs. Outside of the office, Liz enjoys traveling and spending time at the beach. She looks forward to meeting and creating a relationship with each patient!





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