For Dr. Ward, being a dentist is all about working with people to help make them healthier and more confident. He
feels very fortunate to be in a profession that allows him to improve people’s lives in a multitude of ways
every day. He can’t wait to meet you and help you achieve your goals, and you can learn more about him by
reading on below.
Why Did You Want to
Become a Dentist?
Dr. Ward knew relatively early that he wanted to go into medicine, and when it came time to pick a career, he
saw that dentistry would be the right fit. He liked the idea of being able to work closely with each individual
patient and use his hands to make beautiful restorations. Today, he has practiced for 12 years so far, and he
looks forward to continuing for many more to come!
Where Did You Study Dentistry?
After graduating from the University of Maryland with a Bachelor of Science degree in 2004, he went straight
into the University of Maryland School of Dentistry. He earned his DDS degree in 2008, and since then, he
has completed the Essentials courses and many others at the esteemed Pankey Institute, where he now serves
as visiting faculty. He is currently a member of the Maryland State Dental Association and the Academy of
Outside of the Dental Office,
What Do You Like to Do?
When Dr. Ward isn’t spending time with our own Dr. Melody Ward and their two young boys Cyrus and Lucas,
he can often be found golfing or fishing. He also enjoys playing the guitar--while in dental school, he was
actually in an all-dentist band called Incisal Edge! He even has his own guitar collection and has turned his
basement into a music room.