Dr. Brian Blackwell, a dentist, has joined Yellowstone Family Dental.
Blackwell graduated from West High and enlisted in the U.S. Army as an artilleryman. He deployed to Iraq from 2003 to 2004. After four years of active duty, Blackwell joined the Montana Army National Guard while attending Montana State University in Bozeman, earning a degree in cell biology and neuroscience. He then attended the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry after receiving a U.S. Air Force Health Professions Scholarship.
Upon graduation, he completed a one-year advanced education in general dentistry through the Air Force, at Joint Base Langley-Eustis in Virginia where he treated patients and also worked in areas such as oral surgery, endodontics, periodontics, orthodontics and prosthodontics.
He worked three years as a general dentist at Fairchild Air Force Base near Spokane, Washington, where he was a key participant in the development and implementation of the Department of Defense’s new electronic health record, MHS-Genesis, and earned a special designation in Dental Informatics for his work on the project.
Blackwell continues his military service as a general dentist with the Montana Air National Guard out of Malmstrom Air Force Base in Great Falls. He practices all aspects of general dentistry and is also certified to provide Moderate IV Sedation procedures.
Yellowstone Family Dental is located at 1045 N. 27th St.