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Dr. Harry M. Worden was born in Louisville Kentucky, where his father was attending medical school at the University of Louisville. Once his internship in Charleston West Virginia was completed,  the family moved to Hope Mills, NC. 

Dr. Worden attended school in Hope Mills until graduating from high school in 1968. While in college he married Gloria McIntyre, whom he dated from the age of fourteen. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Biology in 1972, from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. After graduation, he worked in the Pathology department at UNC Medical School for two years; he worked with hemophiliacs and performed research associated with bleeding disorders.


Dr. Worden graduated with his Doctor of Dental Surgery in 1978 from UNC-Chapel Hill. During his third year of dental school, he met Mr. Moses Howard; Mr. Howard assisted Dr. Worden in opening Newport Dental Center in August of 1978. Dr. Worden has been practicing dentistry in Newport for over 42 years. 

He and his wife Erika enjoy traveling and visiting their mountain home. Dr. Worden enjoys fishing, boating, motorcycles, and shooting in his spare time. Despite over four decades in dentistry,  Dr. Worden is still enjoying the profession to this day.




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