Brian Blackwell DDS
Dr. Blackwell attended the University of Minnesota, where he received his degree as a Doctor of Dental Surgery. Prior to that, he received a degree in Cell Biology and Neuroscience from Montana State University. Dr. Blackwell has served his country in the military throughout his adult life: he initially enlisted in the US Army after high school and served for 4 years, during which time he deployed to Iraq. During his undergraduate career, he served in the Montana Army National Guard before joining the US Air Force upon enrollment in dental school. He spent 4 years in active duty as a general dentist in the Air Force and presently remains in service in the Air National Guard.
Dr. Blackwell enjoys all aspects of general dentistry and is passionate about continued education in advances in dentistry. He has completed a one-year Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency through the US Air Force. In addition to his experience as a general dentist in the Air Force, Dr. Blackwell worked for 4 years in his hometown of Billings, Montana, before relocating to Minnesota.
Dr. Blackwell is committed to providing complete oral care: he believes in treating all aspects of dental disease but also encouraging preventive care for his patients in hopes of reducing oral issues in the future. Dr. Blackwell makes it a point to address his patients’ main concerns while completely assessing their oral health and creating a long-term treatment plan that best fits their needs and desires. Dr. Blackwell provides comprehensive dentistry to his patients and enjoys performing procedures, including restorative (fillings, crowns, and bridges), root canal therapy, extractions, implant placement and restoration, and bone/tissue grafting, among other dental services. In addition, Dr. Blackwell is certified by the American Academy of Facial Esthetics (AAFE) to perform Botox treatments for teeth grinding to relieve TJM, headaches, facial pain and to remove wrinkles.
Dr. Blackwell grew up in the Montana outdoors and loves fishing, skiing, and simply being in nature. He also enjoys cooking and grilling and is always experimenting in the kitchen. He and his wife, who is also a healthcare professional, are happily busy raising their 3 young boys and cherish their family time together.