At Southern Dental Associates, we are dedicated to supporting our community and nonprofit organizations that are special to each of our dentists and staff members.  See below for more information on how our doctors are involved in community outreach efforts.

Dr. Carter Ward (General and Cosmetic Dentistry) is active in his support of Lower Cape Fear Hospice and the Jim “Catfish” Hunter chapter of ALS. For the past 5 years, he has been the presenting sponsor of their Walk to Defeat ALS / Lou Gehrig’s Disease Fundraiser.

Learn more about the ALS Association


Dr. Amy Kinlaw has been involved in a number of non-profit programs, including A Day for Children, Give Kids a Smile, and the Caridad Center for Children, all of which provide much needed dental services to low income families. Dr. Kinlaw is currently working to become a charter member for Operation Smile in Guatemala.

Learn more about Operation Smile in Guatemala

Southern Dental Associates is proud to be an Official Sponsor of MerleFest since 2015!