These deformities include cleft lip and palate, cranial suture fusion (misshapen head), growth problems of the facial region, crooked and misaligned jaws, eye and ear anomalies or asymmetries, birth marks or vascular lesions, and speech and swallow dysfunction.  

Dr. Wallender and his wife enjoy serving the community and volunteer with multiple local and international medical ministries.  This includes serving annually as a lead surgeon with Uplift Internationale in the Philippines managing children with cleft lip and palate deformities.  ​
Pediatric Craniofacial Fellowship: University of Florida-Jacksonville
Residency: University of Kentucky
Internship: University of Kentucky
Medical School: University of Kentucky
Dental School: University of Missouri-Kansas City​

Mark S. Greskovich, DMD

Kevin C. Dean, DMD, MD

​Aaron Wallender, DDS, MD

Dr. Aaron C. Wallender is the Co-Medical Director of the Gulf Coast Cleft and Craniofacial team in Pensacola, FL.

Dr. Wallender is a member of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association. He obtained his medical degree and surgical training at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, KY, and his dental degree at the University of Missouri in Kansas City, MO.

He completed a comprehensive pediatric craniofacial fellowship at the University of Florida in Jacksonville, FL, learning the complex management of children with head and neck deformities.  He is affiliated with the Sacred Heart Health Chidren’s Hospital.

Aaron Wallender, DDS, MD

Dr. Wallender’s practice specializes in the comprehensive management of congenital and acquired craniomaxillofacial deformities and related problems. He participates in a multidisciplinary team that includes craniomaxillofacial surgery, neurosurgery, otorhinolaryngology, pediatric genetics, audiology, speech therapy, orthodontic/pediatric dentistry, nursing and social work for children with treatment of facial deformities. ​

Office (850) 477-1125

Mark S. Greskovich, DMD

Kevin C. Dean, DMD, MD​​