Dr. Ward was born in Provo, Utah, and raised in Indio, California. He served an LDS mission in Pocatello, Idaho, where he learned to speak Spanish and crave spicy foods. Later, Aaron attended Brigham Young University, where he met his wife, Celeste. They have five beautiful children: Annie, Ethan, Benjamin, Isaac, and Leah.Dr. Ward received his dental education at University of Nevada, Las Vegas Dental School, from which he graduated magna cum laude in 2006 with a recognition of excellence in Periodontology. He then dedicated three years to a Periodontal Residency at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, achieving his Certificate in Periodontics in 2009. Dr. Ward continues his periodontal and dental education regularly, and he has also received his Master of Science degree.
Dr. Ward is a member of the following professional organizations:
- American Dental Association
- American Academy of Periodontists
- Academy of Osseointegration
In 2009 the Ward family moved to Perry, Utah, and Aaron took over Dr. Lloyd Tilt’s office in Ogden. In Dr. Ward’s free time, he is fishing with his boys, working in his garden, or playing with his kids. He also enjoys swimming, skiing, tennis, triathlons, and camping with his family.
Meet Our Team
Our friendly dental family at the office of Aaron T. Ward, DMD, MS, PC is dedicated to helping you improve your oral health. We work hard to provide a comfortable, fun atmosphere at our practice, and work together to plan and provide treatments tailored to meet your needs. We welcome you to contact us at 801-394-6651 to learn more about periodontics and implant dentistry in Ogden, Utah, and to make your appointment with our talented periodontist. We look forward to meeting you!
Katie – Business Assistant
Katie has been with our dental family for 2 years. She is currently attending university for her Bachelor of Science degree and will graduate this year with her degree in business administration and marketing. At our practice, she coordinates treatments, handles marketing and finances, and works at our front desk. Katie loves seeing the difference we make in our patients’ lives.
Outside of the office, Katie enjoys hiking, camping, kayaking, and exploring new places.
Alex has been with our team for 1 year. She earned her Registered Dental Assisting certification in Texas, and is currently attending Weber State University for a degree in business. Alex helps coordinate treatments with referring offices, and assists in both front desk administration and surgical procedures as necessary. For Alex, the best part of our practice is our excellent work as a team. She brings her personality and work ethic with him each day to help improve her skills in any area that she can. Alex enjoys any outdoor adventure, especially hiking and camping. Her other hobbies include cooking and baking.
Amber has been with our dental family for 2 years. She attended Ogden-Weber Applied Technology College for her dental assisting certification, graduating in 2008. She attended Weber State University for her Expanded Function Dental Assisting degree and is continuing to attend for her Dental Hygiene degree. Amber loves seeing our patients smiles transform as they progress through their treatments, and she works hard to set teeth in dentures, set fixed dentures, and assist in surgeries. She enjoys the room for growth at our practice, as well as learning lab techniques and working with our patients and our team.Amber’s hobbies include snowboarding, guitar, hooping, playing the piano, and hiking.
Lindsey joined our practice at the end of 2016. She graduated from Ogden-Weber Applied Technology College in 2004. She takes the time to speak with each of our patients, her easy-going personality helping them feel more comfortable at our practice. Lindsey enjoys the in-depth surgeries we perform at our practice.Lindsey has a 10-year-old son who is “full of personality.” She loves to go camping and hiking in the summer.
Amanda has been with our team for 2 ½ years. She received her bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene from Weber State University, with certification for local anesthetic. She served as the Vice-President of the Northern Chapter of the Utah Dental Hygienists Association from 2013-2014, and as the President of the Utah Dental Hygienists Association from 2014-2015. Amanda constantly pursues continuing education in her field to ensure that she stays on the cutting edge of her profession. She prides herself on making each visit as comfortable and enjoyable as possible, and does her best to meet special needs and requests. Amanda enjoys getting to know each of her patients, and loves working for Dr. Aaron T. Ward, as he is one of the most ethical and intelligent individuals she has ever met. She states, “Being part of this practice enables me to feel good about my profession and gives me a deep sense of fulfillment.”Amanda has been married to the love of her life, Eric, for 12 years. They have 2 sons, Lucas (age 9) and Matthew (age 7). Of her family, she says, “They give my life meaning and teach me to be loving and compassionate.” Outside of the office, she enjoys playing video games, especially World of Warcraft, with her husband and sons. Amanda is a movie buff and likes watching everything on the big screen. She also enjoys walking and biking, and can often be found reading up a tree.