Towson periodontist Melody Ward DDS MS Committed to the Absolute Best Welcome!

At our dental office, patients and referring doctors can expect plenty of individualized, one-on-one attention, as well as a comprehensive approach to oral health that spans beyond just the gum tissue. Your smile’s wellbeing is strongly intertwined with your overall wellbeing, and we will do everything in our power to help your quality of life improve through specialty care that exceeds expectations.

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Meet Dr. Ward

As a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology, Dr. Ward has clearly demonstrated her dedication to this specialty field and her ability to go above and beyond for each patient in need. Her continuing education and advanced training has given her the opportunity to stay at the cutting edge of new surgical techniques. From the first consultation to the end of your chosen procedure(s), both patients and referring doctors can expect unparalleled communication, transparency, and outstanding clinical results.

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Kind Words from Our Dental Patients

“Extremely skilled and professional. Very nice and friendly too. I've gone through a lot of dental work over the years and had to go to many different dentists. Dr. Ward is by and far the best.”

Sean B., Towson, MD Google logo

“This office is the friendliest and most professional practice I’ve ever experienced. The care and attention paid to the client is without equal.”

Bruce H., Millersville, MD Google logo

“Empathy. Expertise. Competence. These are but a few of the words I would use to describe my experience with Dr. Melody Ward. I give her my highest recommendation!”

Franklin A., Towson, MD Google logo
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Periodontal Therapy

Protect Your Gums

Periodontal disease is the leading cause of tooth loss among adults in the United States, which is why Dr. Ward takes this aspect of her patients' health so seriously. Our dental office offers a wide range of effective therapy techniques (from in-depth cleanings to surgery) in order to combat infectious bacteria and revitalize smiles in need.

Learn More About Periodontal Therapy Do You Suffer From…
  • Swollen or Bleeding Gums
  • Chronic Bad Breath
  • Loose or Shifting Teeth
  • Plaque & Tartar Build-Up
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Dental Implants

Replace Missing
Teeth

Dental implants provide top-tier reconstructive care by replenishing the natural tooth’s lost root through surgery. A highly trained periodontist like Dr. Ward is often the best choice for handling these intricate procedures with outstanding precision, comfort, and success. With the implant securely in place, patients can look forward to a new, replenished smile that is virtually indistinguishable from the original.

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  • Missing Teeth
  • Loose Fitting Dentures
  • Uncomfortable Partials
  • Certain Foods You Avoid
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Cosmetic Periodontics

Get the Smile of
Your Dreams

Many patients feel that their smile appears overly short, uneven, or “gummy” in appearance. Others struggle with exposed roots that are not only aesthetically unpleasant, but possibly uncomfortable, as well. Dr. Ward offers several periodontal procedures that are cosmetically minded, including recontouring, crown lengthening, gum grafting and more in order to help you achieve the confident appearance you desire.

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  • A Gummy Smile
  • Gum Recession
  • Sensitive, Painful Gums
  • Exposed Root Surfaces
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Laser-Assisted Surgery

Modern Technology,
Better Results

Lasers are swiftly becoming commonplace in dentistry, especially when caring for vulnerable gum tissue. Dr. Ward provides a wide range of different surgical services with this state-of-the-art technology, including periodontal disease treatment, frenectomies for treating “tongue-ties” in children & infants, and even aesthetic recontouring. Patients can expect greater comfort and exceptional precision throughout the care process.

Learn More About Laser-Assisted Surgery Do You Have...
  • Loose or Shifting Teeth
  • Swollen or Bleeding Gums
  • Plaque & Tartar Build-Up
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Dental Insurance & In-House Financing

Flexible Payment Options Available

Our team strives to make every aspect of your care experience as simple as possible, including the financial aspects. We will file dental insurance claims and help maximize benefits to their fullest extent. Affordable, in-house payments can also be arranged upon request.

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Meet your World-Class
Dental Team

Dr. Ward is proud to have the ongoing support of such a talented, experienced, and genuinely passionate team here in Towson and Millersville. Whether you are standing at the front desk or getting settled into the treatment chair, our dental team will always be on-hand to answer and address any concerns. Scheduling matters, financial arrangements, and other similar aspects of treatment will also be handled smoothly and with plenty of attention to detail. We want every detail of the care experience to exceed expectations.

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