Dr. Latif graduated from Southern Illinois University School of Dentistry in 1984, after receiving a bachelor's degree at the University of Missouri and a Master's degree from the University of Indiana. He began practicing in Columbus, Ohio shortly after graduating from dental school.

During his 30 plus years career in dentistry, Dr. Latif has taken hundreds of hours of continuing education courses to ensure he is providing the most advanced dentistry available to patients. He has taken courses in aesthetic dentistry from Case Western Reserve University, several implant courses from the Midwest Implant Institute, as well as, cosmetic dentistry courses in Canada and Brazil.

Dr.Latif received his Diploma from the International Congress of Oral Implantologists, and The Mid West Implant Institute.Because of the exceptional dentistry he provides, Dr. Latif was voted Top Dentist of the Year by the American Consumer Council 10 years in a row from 2003-2014.

Additionally,, a website for and by patients, has awarded him the highest ranking for general dentists in Columbus, Ohio. Dr. Latif is married and has two sons. When not practicing dentistry, Dr. Latif enjoys playing golf and reading.