Interstate Dental Clinic
Edward E. Ward, BSMT, MBA, DMD, MAGD

Appointments: (503) 285-5307

Portland, OR, Sleep Apnea
Portland - Overlook - Beaverton - St. Helens - Clackamas

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False Teeth

Wisdom Tooth Removal

Dental Implant Crowns

Gum Disease Treatment

Teeth Removal

Sleep Apnea Treatments


Oral Conscious Sedation

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Meet the Doctor

Dr. Edward E. Ward

As an African American, I am proud to have served patients in our community for over 30 years. The combination of continuing education and state-of-the-art equipment allow us to offer you and your family the level of care you're looking for. My team and I will give you a warm welcome and our ongoing commitment to your dental health.


* North Texas State University (Bachelor of Science Medical Technology) 1973

* Oregon Health Science University (Doctor of Dental Medicine) 1977

* George Fox University (Doctoral of Business Management 2017) (Masters Besiness Administration 2006)

International Education

* George Fox University - International Business, Beijing, China/Tianjin, China (Peking School of Stomatology)

* Paris, France

* London, England

* San Juan, Peurto Rico

* Tijuana, Mexico


* Fellow America Academy of General Dentistry

* Mastership Academy of General Dentistry

* Lifetime Learner Service Recognition 1985-2018

* Baylor Dental School Cosmetic Continuum - 1995

* Louisiana State University Cosmetic Continuum - Level II'

* Villanova University

* Master Certificate Six Sigma

* Certificate Achievement Lean Six

* Six Sigma Black Belt

* Six Sigma Green Belt

* Essentials of Project Management

Work Experience

* Interstate Dental Clinic - Sole Proprietor 1997-Present

* Gentle Dental Corporation (on call) - 2019

* Multnomah Dental Society (on call) - 1980-Present

* SeaMar Dental Corporation (on call) - 2019

* Smiles Dental Corporation (on-call) - 2019

* Kenaitze Tribe, Kenai, Alaska - Dentist - 2017

* Portland Community College - Instructor Marketing & Sales

* Concordia University - Project Management

* Oregon Health Science University - Assistant Professor (Oral Diagnosis Public Health Dentistry) - 1977-1981

* Emanuel Hospital Laboratory - Medical Technologist - 1973-1977

* United States Air Force 366 Security Squadron - 1965-1969

Professional Memberships

* Academy of General Dentistry

* American Dental Association - Lifetime Member

* Oregon Dental Association - 1977-Present

* Multnomah Dental Society - 1977-Present

* National Dental Association - Present

* American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry

* American Society of Clinical Pathology

Awards, Recognition, & Community Involvement

* Apollo College Advisory Board Member - Delegate National Association

* Northwest Medical Teams Mobile Dental Unit Volunteer

* Ockley Green Middle School - VIP Award

* Neighborhood Health Clinic - Volunteer Excellence Award

* Multnomah Dental Society - Volunteer of the Year

* Teder Care - Dentist of the Year


* Publication/Dissertation: Pre-Certification Interprofessional Education: Ideal vs Reality Patient Safety Curriculum

* Children's Literature: The Adventures of Isabel and Buddie Cover

*LLSR AWARD Academy of General Dentistry 2011 & 2020

Active Dental Licenses

* Alaska

* Oregon

* Washington

* Texas

* California


* Tennis

* Reading

* Research

* Daydreaming

Credentials and Memberships

  • American Dental Association - Lifetime Member 1977-Present
  • Washington State Dental Association
  • Oregon Dental Association - Lifetime Member 1977-Present
  • Academy of General Dentistry - Master
  • Veterans of Foreign Wars (Vietnam)
  • National Dental Association
  • Multnomah Dental Society 1977-Present
  • Oregon Association of Minority Entrepreneurs
  • American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
  • LLSR AWARD Academy of General Dentistry 2020

Appointment Phone:

(503) 285-5307

Our practice accepts insurance from the following companies.



CIGNA offers a variety of dental plans and dental insurance to our patients, including CIGNA Dental Care (DHMO), CIGNA Dental PPO or CIGNA Traditional.



MetLife offers our patients a range of competitively priced dental insurance benefits plans for companies of all sizes.

Delta Dental

Delta Dental

Delta Dental Plans Association is a not-for-profit organization with some for-profit affiliates as member companies. Through its 39 independent member companies, it offers national dental coverage to our patients - administering programs and reporting systems that provide employees and individuals with quality, cost-effective dental benefits and superior customer service.



With a long history of providing dental benefits, Guardian gives eligible employees choice, empowering them to make the right decisions to improve their oral and overall health.



At Moda Health, we're passionate about helping you on your journey to be better. We know that dealing with health concerns can be tough – and that it is a juggling act to fit in healthy choices every day. That's what we're here for. We'll be your guide, your partner and your fan club, every step of the way.

Aesthetic dentistry for beautiful results

Portland area cosmetic dentist Edward Ward, D.M.D. has extensive experience creating beautiful smiles. They're one of the first things people notice about you.

Our professional team will be happy to discuss your aesthetic dentistry options. The attractive results you'll get from Interstate Dental Clinic can change your life!

Restorative dentistry to reclaim your natural smile

Portland area restorative dentistry at Interstate Dental Clinic can produce natural-looking results. If you have a damaged or missing tooth, we can help.

Our highly skilled team will assess your need for a crown, bridge, implant or other procedure to restore or improve your smile. Our goal is to provide quality dental care for your life-long oral health.

Dentures that look great and last

If you're looking for dentures that look great and last, look no further than Interstate Dental Clinic located in the Portland, OR area. Edward Ward, D.M.D. will assess your needs and fit you with durable, comfortable, natural-looking dentures - at a price you can afford.

Convenient, professional denture repair

If you're looking for denture repair in the Portland area, our team at Interstate Dental Clinic offers friendly service. Dr. Ward understands the importance of reliable dentures that fit properly.

We'll get your repairs done professionally and quickly. You'll be able to eat and smile again with confidence as soon as possible.

Natural looking false teeth

If you're interested in natural-looking false teeth, Portland area dentures dentist Edward Ward, D.M.D. has solutions. Our team uses modern materials and techniques to achieve the natural results you envision.

We'll evaluate your situation and create your personal treatment plan. You'll enjoy eating and smiling with your comfortable new dentures.

Call for an Appointment!

(503) 285-5307

Interstate Dental Clinic
5835 N Interstate Ave
Portland, OR 97217
General Info: (503) 285-5307
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Appointments: (503) 285-5307

  Morning Afternoon
Mon. Closed Closed
Tue. Closed Closed
Wed. 7am - 12pm 12pm - 6pm
Thu. 7am - 12pm 12pm - 5pm
Fri. 7am - 12pm 12pm - 5pm
Sat. 8am - 12pm 12pm - 5pm
Sun. Closed 1pm - 5pm

Appointment Phone:

(503) 285-5307

How to Find Us

Dr. Ward's office is conveniently located between North Portland Boulevard and North Killingsworth Street.

Interstate 5 North

Take Exit 304 off Interstate 5 North. Turn right on Interstate Avenue.


Interstate 5 South

Take Exit 304 off Interstate 5 South. Turn left on Interstate Avenue.

Dr. Ward's office is north of Kaiser Interstate Hospital and south of New Seasons Market, two blocks off the Max Line.

Primary Office Holidays

This office is closed on the following holidays: New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day.

Sleep Soundly… Without Snoring

At Interstate Dental Clinic, we know that sleep apnea affects millions of people - and that many of them don't even realize it!

Although snoring is the most obvious of sleep apnea symptoms, skipping breaths while you sleep is by far a more serious health concern.

Dr. Edward Ward will tell you that, left untreated, sleep apnea can be associated with higher risks of serious health problems like heart attack or stroke. Sleep disorders can compromise your whole-body health.

Imagine if you could stop snoring, stop feeling daytime fatigue, and start sleeping soundly… A good night's sleep may be closer than you think!

Why wait another moment to meet an understanding Portland sleep apnea dentist? Call Interstate Dental Clinic at (503) 285-5307 or complete our simple online form to schedule a consultation. We're dedicated to providing you with affordable, top-quality dental care.

Practice Services

  • Aesthetic dentistry for beautiful results
  • Restorative dentistry to reclaim your natural smile
  • Dentures that look great and last
  • Convenient, professional denture repair
  • Natural looking false teeth
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Appointment Phone:

(503) 285-5307