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Dr. Jeff Ward

Dr. Ward was born and raised in Fort Smith, Arkansas. He currently resides in Fayetteville with his wife Jenny, son Blake, and daughter Aubrey. He loves to spend time with his family, hunt, fish, travel, and to cheer for the Razorbacks.

Dr. Ward is a graduate of Arkansas Tech University and received his doctorate of dental surgery in 2003 from Louisiana State University School of Dentistry in New Orleans. After dental school, he completed a two-year residency in pediatric dentistry at the University of Tennessee at Memphis.

Dr. Ward had the opportunity to work at Children’s Hospital in New Orleans, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, and Le Bonheur Children’s Medical Center in Memphis.

Dr. Ward takes an active role in meeting and exceeding the standards of his profession. He is an active member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and the American Dental Association. He continues to attend pediatric education seminars each year to keep him in the forefront of Pediatric Dentistry.

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Dr. Brian Platt

Dr. Platt and his lovely wife Leah married in 2018 and chose Northwest Arkansas as their home. They now have two beautiful children, George and Libby, keeping them on their toes at all times. As a family they enjoy outdoor adventures, traveling, and cheering on the Arkansas Razorbacks! Dr. Platt is excited to carry on the tradition of dentistry in his family, as both his father and brother are dentists in Arkansas.

Education & Experience

Pediatric Residency Training

  • Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry - Dallas, TX
  • Children's Medical Center - Dallas, TX
  • Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children - Dallas, TX

Dental School - High Honors, DDS

  • University of Tennessee Health Science Center - Memphis, TN

Undergraduate - Summa cum laude, BS Biology

  • University of Arkansas - Fayetteville, AR

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Board-certified by the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry
  • College of Diplomates of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry
  • American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
  • Southwestern Society of Pediatric Dentistry
  • American Dental Association
  • Arkansas State Dental Association
  • Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society
  • Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society