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Expert Lynchburg Orthodontist

Meet Mark Blanchette, DDS, MS

Dr. Blanchette recently retired from the practice, however, his legacy continues on in all of the beautiful smiles he’s created in the Lynchburg area. He considers it a blessing to have been able to serve Lynchburg and the surrounding communities for the past 29 years.

He enjoyed building relationships with each of his patients and their families and keeping up with any sports or activities they are involved in (he is a sports fanatic). Dr. Blanchette is grateful to have been trusted with treating multiple generations of many of his patients’ families.


Education & Training

Dr. Blanchette completed his undergraduate education at The Ohio State University (Go Bucks!) and then went on to attend The University of Detroit School of Dentistry, where he graduated with honors and earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 1990.

Dr. Blanchette then returned to his roots to complete his specialty training in orthodontics at The University of Oklahoma (Go Sooners!), where he received his Graduate Certificate in Orthodontics and Master of Science degree in 1992.

Dr. Blanchette always enjoyed learning new techniques through continuing education and also had a passion for keeping up with the latest technology, including digital scanning and 3D printing. Dr. Blanchette is also a past president of the Lynchburg Dental Society.


Outside the Office

Dr. Blanchette and his wife, Brenda, have raised two amazing daughters, Blair and Aubrey. He has a passion for the outdoors, including a love for hunting, fishing, camping, and canoeing.

He also has a special interest in wildlife, particularly birds and butterflies. Whenever they can, Dr. Blanchette and Brenda love to spend time at their favorite Caribbean paradise, St. Martin.