About Your Dentist

Malik Altoos, DDS

"Listen to the wisdom of the toothless ones." - Fijian Proverb

My Mission

“I am devoted to treating the overall wellbeing and health of my patients. I believe that thorough communication and patient participation are key to a successful treatment plan. I strive to form lasting relationships with my patients and to provide excellence in treatment. I am passionate about all aspects of adult and children’s dentistry and believe that lives can be empowered by a healthy and natural smile.”

Education & Continuing Education

Doctor of Dental Medicine
University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine – Aurora, Colorado

Dr. Altoos completed a one-year general practice residency after receiving his DMD degree. He is devoted to continuing his education on the most recent treatment modalities and research to help ensure his patients are receiving the most up to date and optimal treatment possible.

Life & Hobbies

During his free time, Dr. Altoos enjoys traveling to other countries with his wife. While traveling, he enjoys learning about other cultures to help better understand all walks of life. His hobbies include reading, hiking, biking, camping, scuba diving, and cooking.

Charles Buist, DMD

Education & Continuing Education

Doctor of Dental Medicine
The University of Alabama School of Dentistry – Birmingham, Alabama

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry
Auburn University – Auburn, Alabama

Dr. Buist is a diplomate of the American Board of Oral Implantology, a fellow of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry, and a fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantology. He is licensed to practice dentistry in 12 states and is an associate professor at both The University of Alabama School of Dentistry and the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston.  

Life & Hobbies

In his free time, Dr. Buist is a man of many hobbies and interests.  His father was directly involved with NASA at the organization’s infancy, and as a result Dr. Buist has long held a fascination with engineering and product design. Other interests include carpentry, making jewelry, and designing dental instruments. He currently holds 6 patents related to dental instruments!