"I have never been to the dentist when I could say I really enjoyed it, until I came here. Dr. Parekh, Kathy and the staff are just delightful." – Edith

Affiliated Professionals

Dr. Randall Rigsby,

Dr, Randall Rigsby

Dr. Rigsby was born in Mobile and raised in Pensacola. He graduated from Escambia High School. He has been married to his wife, Gloria, for 35 years and they have a daughter, Mandy.

Dr. Rigsby earned his Bachelor’s degree in Biology from the University of Alabama in 1975 and a Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy from Samford University in 1978. Pursuing his dental career, he attended the University of Florida College of Dentistry, where he earned his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree in 1982. After earning his D.M.D., Dr. Rigsby practiced general dentistry in Pensacola for five years before returning to school at Emory University for his orthodontic residency, which he completed in 1990. In 2001, Dr. Rigsby was certified as a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics.

Dr. Rigsby is a past president of the Escambia-Santa Rosa Dental Association and the Northwest District Dental Association. He is a member of the American Dental Association, American Association of Orthodontists and the Southern Association of Orthodontists. He is currently a fellow in the American College of Dentists and the President of the Florida Association of Orthodontists.

Dr. Rigsby is an active member of First Baptist Church, enjoys playing golf and loves spending time with family especially his new granddaughter, Lainey.

David R. Williams

David R. Williams, DDS, MS

Dr. Williams is a third generation native Pensacolian. He obtained his Bachelor of Science degree at the University of Florida and his dental degree from Emory University School of Dentistry. He accepted a commission into the United States Navy, where he completed a General Practice Residency at the Naval Hospital, San Diego, California. He did his postgraduate work at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, where he completed his periodontal training and received a Master of Science degree in Oral Biology. In 1995, Dr. Williams completed all requirements for board certification and became a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology.

He is a past president and member of the Escarosa Dental Society and recipient of the 2008-2009 Dentist of the Year award. Dr. Williams is also director of the Seattle Study Club (SSC) affiliated Greater Pensacola Study Club (GPSC) which is an organization that represents a committment to excellence in patient care and maintaining the highest level of knowledge in the field of Dentistry. The SSC network includes over 220 Study Clubs worldwide. Each club meets monthly to update members on the latest advances in technology and treatment. Doctors share new techniques and ways to better serve their patients. They also collaborate on difficult cases so that their patients are the beneficiaries of solutions from a team of knowledgeable clinicians in our community.

Blakely Parent, LMT

Blakely Parent, LMT

Blakely has practiced the art of massage and bodywork since 1999 and has completed well over 10,000 bodywork sessions. Blakely brings his devotion to healing and bodywork by specializing in Thai-Yoga Bodywork and Structural Integration.

In 2002, he began studying with Tom Myers and graduated from the KMI school of Structural Integration the following year. He began his studies with Mukti and the Vedic Conservatory in 2005, and immediately felt that he had come home to his calling. Inspired by this path , he became a certified teacher for the Vedic Conservatory in 2008. Blakely is also a yoga instructor certified by the Lakulish Institute of Yoga.

Blakely has been teaching bodywork to massage therapy students for 9 years and is enthusiastic about nurturing the progress and growth of his students. The knowledge he has gained from the teachings of the Vedic Conservatory has allowed him to connect and guide his students in a much more conscious and loving way. He is grateful to his teacher Mukti Michael Buck for sharing these precious gifts with him.
Currently, Blakely maintains a flourishing massage practice in Pensacola, FL, where he lives with his wife and daughter.