Dr. David Blackburn, MSD

Dr. David Blackburn, MSD

Orthodontics  ·  
Male  ·  
42 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. David Blackburn, MSD is an orthodontics practitioner in Independence, MO and has been practicing for 7 years. He practices orthodontics and orthodontics & dentofacial orthopedics.Read his story

Blackburn & Elrod Orthodontics

3131 S State Route 291 Ste A

Independence, MO 64057
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ameritas
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • CompBenefits Corp.
  • Delta Dental
  • Dental Network of America
  • DenteMax
  • Dominion Insurance
  • EmblemHealth
  • Guardian
  • Humana
  • MetLife
  • Principal Financial Group

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Dr. Blackburn's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Blackburn "Dr. Blackburn attended the University of California, San Diego and earned his Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry and Cell Biology. He conducted biomedical research at the Scripps Research Institute and the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Blackburn earned his DMD degree and MSD degree in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics from the Boston University of Dental Medicine. He has received numerous honors and awards for his academic and clinical achievements. Dr. Blackburn is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthodontics. He is an active member in the College of Diplomates of the American Board of Orthodontics. His professional memberships include the American Association of Orthodontists, Midwestern Society of Orthodontists, Greater Kansas City Dental Society, and the Eastern Jackson County Dental Society. Dr. Blackburn is fluent in Spanish and is an Invisalign Premier Provider and Damon System Provider."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Blackburn "Our Mission:  To provide the Blackburn & Elrod Orthodontic Experience by creating stunning smiles one at a time through compassionate, innovative, exceptional orthodontic care."

2  Practice Areas

  • Orthodontics
  • Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthodontics
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthodontics*

11  Conditions Treated

  • Canine Teeth, Absence Upper Permanent
  • Dental Crowding
  • Dental Disorders
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Malocclusion (Bad Bite)
  • Misaligned Teeth
  • Overbite
  • Overjet
  • Tooth Attrition
  • Tooth Discoloration
  • Underbite

21  Procedures

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  • University of California
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2000
  • Scripps Reseach Institute
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2001
  • Boston University / Goldman School of Dental Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2006
  • University of The Pacific / School of Dentistry
    Medical School | Graduated 2007
  • University of North Carolina At Chapel Hill
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Boston University / Goldman School of Dental Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2011

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • English

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