“From start to finish the team took time to make sure I was comfortable while they provided thorough care”

– Michele Rose

What is a Periodontist?

Periodontists are experts in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of periodontal disease, as well as the placement of implants. They receive an additional three years of extensive training and education focused on treating diseases of the supporting structures of the teeth.

15 Reasons to See a Periodontist

You might think that by brushing, flossing, and seeing your local dentist, that you’re destined to maintain your perfect smile for years to come. But even great oral home care and twice-yearly checkups aren’t always enough to prevent periodontal disease. Do you need to see a periodontist? Let’s find out!

Ward Pink Donation Tooth Brush


Brushes Donated

At Ward Periodontics, we donate biodegradable, bamboo toothbrushes for every toothbrush that a patient purchases. We are committed to improving the oral health of not only our patients, but also the people in our community.

How we can help

The experts at Ward Periodontics are dedicated to improving your oral health. We provide a number of different services in order to best meet all of your periodontal wants.

Meet Doctor
Audra Ward

Dr. Audra Ward leads our team of professionals here at Ward Periodontics. A graduate of Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville and Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine, a certified periodontist, and a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology, Dr. Ward has established herself as one of the finest periodontists in the Kansas City region. Learn more about why our patients trust Dr. Ward for all of their periodontal needs!

What our patients are saying

Silvera Ford

“The staff are professional, courteous and focused on providing safe patient care. This is evidenced by the pleasant clean environment, hand washing practices and willingness/capability to answer questions about their sterilization processes.”

Linda Higgins

“I was immediately impressed by the friendliness of the staff and their professionalism. Dr Ward did a thorough analysis of my dental health and then explained a treatment plan in detail.”

Michele Rose

“I could not speak more highly of the entire staff at Ward Periodontics. I was fortunate enough to be referred to their office when my local dentist recognized that I needed specialized care.”

The benefits of saving
your gums and teeth

What do you want your mouth to look like in 20, 30, even 40 years? How you treat your gums and teeth today will affect the way they look, feel, and work later in life. Fortunately, a great periodontist can help prevent periodontal disease from taking over your gums and teeth.