Meet Dr. Blanchette

Mark E. Blanchette, D.D.S., M.S.

Dr. Blanchette has been providing exceptional orthodontic care to the Lynchburg area since 1993. He is affectionately known as “Dr. B” to his patients and their families. Dr. Blanchette  received his undergraduate education at The Ohio State University and then he was accepted into the University of Detroit School of Dentistry in 1986. He received his Doctorate of Dental Surgery degree in 1990 and was inducted into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon academic fraternity. Dr. B then attended the University Of Oklahoma School Of Dentistry and received a Certificate in Orthodontics and Masters of Science in 1992.

Dr. B feels it is important to stay on the cutting-edge of orthodontics in order to give his patients the highest quality care. Therefore he maintains memberships in many prestigious professional organizations to keep up-to-date on the latest techniques, materials and technology. He is currently a member of the American Association of Orthodontists, Southern Association of Orthodontists, Virginia Association of Orthodontists, American Dental Association, Piedmont Dental Society and the Lynchburg Dental Society, of which he is the past president.

Dr. B has a special interest in hunting and fishing as well as wildlife and animal conservation. He volunteers with the annual humane society fundraiser and enjoys a wide variety of outdoor activities, including camping, bird watching, traveling and sports.

In his personal life, Dr. B loves to spend as much time as he is able to with his wonderful wife, Brenda, and his two daughters. Brenda also works part-time in the practice, and both daughters are at college. Blair is attending the University of Virginia while Aubrey is attending Virginia Commonwealth University.