In 1974, Dr. Ball graduated from The Ohio State University College of Dentistry, cum laude. Following graduation, he went on to practice general dentistry in his hometown of Canton, Ohio for four years. In 1980, he earned his master’s degree in orthodontics from The Ohio State University and he has been practicing as an orthodontic specialist for over twenty-two years. Because of his love for family dentistry, Dr. Ball has spent the last fifteen years practicing as both a general dentist and as an orthodontist.

It was during this time that Dr. Ball accumulated hundreds of hours of continuing education in a wide variety of topics related to clinical dentistry and orthodontics. Dr. Ball received special certification from the Foundation for Advanced Continuing Education for two years of postgraduate studies of the teeth, jawbones and jaw joints (TMJ). He is among the few orthodontists in North Carolina who have achieved this distinction! It’s no secret that Dr. Ball is absolutely committed to excellence in dentistry and orthodontics.