Marilyn Ward

Marilyn Ward   Brighter Ways to Whiten: Recent Advances in Professional Teeth Whitening

Marilyn Ward received her D.D.S. degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Dental School.

She is currently Director of Global Clinical and Dental Scientific Affairs for Philips HealthTech. There she leads a team of clinical and dental research experts to develop innovations in the oral health care. Most recently, she was the Director of Global Education and Professional Relations at Discus Dental, where she was responsible for corporate education programs worldwide and for developing relationships with industry opinion leaders and academicians. She has published, trained and lectured nationally and internationally on biofilm, oral health care research and teeth whitening.  

Marilyn is the former Director of Esthetics in the Department of Restorative Dentistry and Biomaterials at the University of Texas Dental Branch at Houston. She is a Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry and has memberships in American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and the International Association of Dental Research.

Marilyn maintains an aesthetic and restorative dental practice in Houston, Texas. She and her husband make Seattle, WA their home where they are avid hikers, skiers, and golfers. 

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