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.