Deborah R. Blanchard, DDS, FAGD
Dr. Deborah R. Blanchard has been practicing general and cosmetic dentistry since 2004. Dr. Blanchard graduated with honors from Virginia Commonwealth University-Medical College of Virginia, School of Dentistry. She completed her advanced education in General Dentistry (AEGD) Residency at Sewell's Point Dental Clinic, Norfolk Virginia and served as the Dental Department Head on the USS KEARSAGE (LHD-3) from 2005-2007. She earned her Fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry (FAGD) in 2009.
Dr. Blanchard is a member of the American Dental Association, Virginia Dental Association, Tidewater Dental Association, and the Academy of General Dentistry. She was named a "Top Dentist" in Virginia Living Magazine voted on by her peers in 2010, 2011, 2012,2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017. She was named Coastal Virginia Magazine's Top Dentist in 2016 and 2017.
A graduate of the American University, Washington, DC with a degree in International Studies, Dr. Blanchard was commissioned a Marine Corps Officer is 1984 and later, a Navy Officer in 1987. She served for 14 years on both active duty and in the Reserves before deciding to earn her doctorate in dental surgery. She earned her third commission as a Navy Dental Corps Officer in 2000.
Dr. Blanchard lives in the north end of Virginia Beach with her husband, Robert and has two grown sons, Michael and David. She enjoys reading, running, and cooking.