Being a part of people’s overall health care is an honor for Dr. Andrew Achord. Through honest communication with his patients, and a commitment to provide quality, gentle dental care, Dr. Achord is able to work with his patients to achieve a lifetime of good health in a way that meets their individual needs.
Education and Continuing Education
- Bachelor of Science – Mississippi College
- Master of Science in pathology – University of Mississippi Medical Center
- Doctorate of Dental Medicine – University of Mississippi School of Dentistry
Dr. Achord feels it is his responsibility to improve his clinical skills and knowledge base in order to provide the best care possible. He participates in continuing education programs both locally and nationally, and is always interested in learning new and modern techniques and methods to bring to his patients and clinical practice. He does all this for his patients, as well as his own personal growth.
- Mississippi Dental Association
- American Dental Association
- American Academy of Oral Medicine
Outside the Office
Born in Atlanta, Dr. Achord was raised in Jackson, MS and has lived in the Brandon Reservoir area for more than 30 years.He has 4 children. His daughter Heather is married to Ben Bryan and they have two children Caroline and Josh. His daughter Allie is attending UMMC School of Nursing, his son Sam attends University of MS, and his youngest son Ben is 14 years old who attends Northwest Rankin. When he has free time, Dr. Achord enjoys playing golf and guitar, spending time outside, and watching college football.
Dr. Achord also sponsors several community sports teams, is a member of the Flowood Chamber of Commerce, and participates in the annual Pounding the Pavement for a Cure in memory of his dear friend and colleague, Doug Buchanan.