David Ward PhD, DDS.

Petula Hom-Minniti, D.D.S. in Alpharetta

Professional History

Originally from Sugar Hill, Georgia, Dr. David Ward joined the Smile Partners team in 2021 at The Dentist Center in Sandy Springs, GA. Most recently joining us at Alpharetta Comprehensive Dentistry. In the years prior, Dr. Ward has worked in private practice and completed the General Practice Residency program at the Dental College of Georgia. In practice, Dr. Ward enjoys providing a wide variety of care including general dentistry, IV sedation, implants, special needs, and hospital care. In addition, Dr. Ward loves working with people, building relationships with patients, and working in a team environment. Dr. Ward is a member of AGD, AAID, and is a writer for the Christian Medical and Dental Association.


Dr. Ward loves to learn. In 2010, he completed the Bachelor of Sciences program at Southeastern Louisiana University while on a football scholarship. By 2019, Dr. Ward earned two doctoral degrees from Louisiana State University’s Graduate (Ph.D.) and Dental Schools (DDS). In 2020, he completed a one-year surgical residency program at the Dental College of Georgia. With the rapid advancement in dental care and the variety of patient needs, Dr. Ward enjoys growing and expanding his care through continual education.

Personal Background

Outside of dentistry, Dr. Ward loves being a daddy and husband. Dr. Ward met his wife in 2008 while he was tutoring chemistry. He and his wife Elizabeth married in 2012, and they currently have three children. The Ward family enjoys the beach, playing games, watching movies, and Saint’s football. David enjoys drawing/painting, cooking that specializes in smoking meat and seafood boils, reading, and working with his hands. The Ward family is always looking for a new adventure.