Ballard Dental

           Dr. Patrick Ballard was born and raised in Anniston, Al. He earned his BA degree at Ole Miss and then attended UAB School of Dentistry.   After graduating UAB School of Dentistry in 2000, he was happy to move back to the Anniston /Oxford area. Once graduated, he practiced in a group for over 5 years. He then married his wife Sheri and started a family.   After getting married, Dr. Ballard and Sheri decided they wanted a smaller, more family-style practice. They started Ballard Dental in 2006 in Oxford, Al where there mission is to restore and enhance the natural beauty of your smile using conservative, state of the art procedures which will result in a beautiful long lasting smile.

Our team

What makes us smile

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Dr. Ballard


Other than dentistry, Dr. Ballard enjoys reading and playing golf. He also enjoys spending time with his two sons Jack and Sam. 


Hygienist/office manager

Sheri enjoys spending time with her two boys, hiking, and going to the beach. She also celebrates her birthday year round!!



Lauren plays a huge roll in our office! She is our lead assistant, as well as hygienist. During her time off, she and her husband enjoy their 2 dogs Django, a great dane and Stella, a rescue cocker spaniel.


Front office

Heather enjoys spending time with her husband and spoiling their only daughter Candice!