Dentistry | Male | 68 years old
Blaisdell Family Dentistry
8877 W Hackamore Dr
Boise, ID 83709
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Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dr. Lynn Blaisdell was raised in Caldwell, ID and graduated from Caldwell High School in 1967.
Boise dentist, Dr. Lynn Blaisdell, attended Brigham Young University, graduating in 1973 with a B.S. in Microbiology while minoring in Chemistry.
Dr. Lynn Blaisdell attended Loyola University Chicago School of Dentistry graduating Cum Laude in 1977.
While in dental school he received the following honors, Alpha Sigma Nu, National Jesuit Honor Society, Blue Key National Scholastic Honor Society, Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society, Outstanding Oral Pathology Student and Outstanding Prosthodontic Student (tooth crown and dental bridge).
His advanced training in Hospital Dentistry and General Practice residency was at the Naval Regional Medical Center, Balboa Naval Hospital, San Diego, CA from June 1977 to June 1978. Before he became a Boise dentist, Dr. Lynn Blaisdell served 2 years of General Dental Service for the Navy at Brewster Field Naval Air Station, on the Island of Guam.
Dr. Lynn Blaisdell began his Boise dentist practice in February 1980.
He has attended numerous continuing education courses, including the complete education continuum at The Kois Center, For Advancing Dentistry through Science, in Seattle, WA. Dr. Lynn Blaisdell is also a Clinical Instructor at The Kois Center and assists in the courses for others attending there. He has been selected by 3M Corporations Council for Innovative Dentistry, where he assists 3M with testing, evaluating and conceptualizing new products and processes for the dental industry.
Dr. Lynn Blaisdell's civic endeavors include being of the Staff of St. Alphonsus Hospital. He was on the Idaho State Dental Board's ad hoc committee for dental anesthesia/conscious sedation. He has served on the Idaho State Dental Association committee to Idaho State University Dental Hygiene School, during an accreditation year. While working at his Boise dentist practice, Dr. Lynn Blaisdell also is a Team Dentist for the Idaho Steelheads Hockey Team. He has been involved in coaching little league baseball, youth soccer, and also as a Boy Scout Leader in Venture Crew 199 and served on the Ore-Ida Council, Meridian District Advancement Committee.
Dr. Lynn Blaisdell and his wife Lahna have five children, four who are married, and thirteen wonderful grandchildren.
No malpractice history found for Idaho.
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Graduated in 1977
Completed in 1978
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