Periodontist - Towson, MD
Get To Know Dr. Melody Ward
Periodontics has given Dr. Melody Ward the valuable opportunity to combine her passions for dentistry and surgery into an amazing career, and she wouldn’t have it any other way. To learn more about her background, keep reading below:
Where Dr. Ward Studied Dentistry & Periodontics
Dr. Ward first attended the University of California, San Diego, graduating Summa Cum Laude with her Bachelor’s of Science. She then attended dental school at the University of Maryland Baltimore and achieved her Doctor of Dental Surgery. She loved the school and its clinical offerings so much that she chose to complete her residency in periodontics there as well, eventually earning her Master’s in Science. She feels extremely fortunate to have had the support of such excellent instructors during her residency training. In 2014, she also became a proud Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology.
Dr. Ward's Favorite Part of Being a Periodontist
Dr. Ward really enjoys having the opportunity to work closely with patients and teach them all about periodontal and gum health, as well as how it relates to their overall wellbeing. She also simply loves getting to know them, and she’s very happy to have a profession that affords her the opportunity to build trusting, rewarding relationships with others over time. As far as the clinical aspects, she performs and enjoys all kinds of implant and periodontal surgeries, but correcting gum recession is one of her personal favorites.
Hobbies and Interests Outside the Periodontal Office
Having originally grown up in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Dr. Ward now lives in the Towson area with her husband Charlie (who is also a dentist) and their two sons Cyrus and Lucas. When she isn’t busy at work, she spends her time being outdoors, baking, and gardening. She also can’t get enough time with her sons when it comes to watching them grow over time!