40 UNDER 40 HONOREES

CHARLES WARD

  • Towson and Millersville, MD
  • Ward, Byrne and Conklin Dental Group

Age:

31

Name of Practice:

Ward, Byrne and Conklin Dental Group

Specialty:

General dentistry

Education:

DDS, University of Maryland Baltimore College of Dental Surgery


Why He Was Nominated

Drs. Ward and Conklin regularly take part in peer study groups and advanced procedural classes to expand their expertise.

Favorite Aspect of Dentistry

Dr. Ward gravitates to the artistic side of his craft. “I like working with composite in the anterior to make things look as natural as possible,” he says.

Philosophy

“It was crucial for us when we started the practice that we had a common vision,” Dr. Ward says. “And that’s very relationship-based dentistry. The doctor is the first to meet the patient.”

Something People Don't Know

When Dr. Ward was in dental school, he played guitar in an all-dentist band called . . . Incisal Edge.