Orthognathic Jaw Surgery,
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Dr. Paul Ward is an orthodontist in Lansing, Michigan, who specializes
in providing quality orthodontic treatment for children and adults,
utilizing gold and ceramic braces or the Invisalign® system.
Dr. Ward grew up in Shelby Township, a northern suburb of Detroit. He
attended Eisenhower High School and was a talented student and athlete.
Dr. Ward attended Oakland University during high school and graduated at
the top of his class.
After high school, Dr. Ward attended the College of Wooster, Michigan
State University, and the University of Michigan Dental School. He was
elected president of his dental class, earned an academic HPSP military
scholarship and graduated at the top of his class. He was elected to
Omicron Kappa Upsilon, the national dental honor society, and received
numerous awards and honors.
After dental school, Dr. Ward went on to serve as a captain in the
United States Army. He was stationed at Madigan Army Medical Center,
Fort Lewis, Washington, where he practiced hospital dentistry, trained
Red Cross volunteers and was assigned to the 673rd Medical Detachment.
Dr. Ward is the fifth consecutive generation of his family to have
served our country in military service.
After military service, he again attended the University of Michigan,
which is recognized as one of the top orthodontic programs in the world.
He completed a three-year residency and received a Master of Science
degree in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics. Dr. Ward is a Board
Certified Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics.
Dr. Ward has been in private practice in Lansing since 1999. He is very
active in the Lansing community as well as in organized dentistry. He is
the current president of the Michigan Association of Orthodontists and
serves on the Peer Review Committee for the Michigan Dental Association.
He was the editor for the Central District Dental Society, as well as a
volunteer in the Cleft Palate Clinic at Sparrow Hospital.
Dr. Ward and his wife, Teresa, have been married for 18 years and have
two wonderful daughters. He enjoys attending local high school and
collegiate sporting events, and is a patron of the Wharton Center. He
also enjoys the outdoors and is currently working on obtaining a pilot