Boise Dentist – Dr. Craig Blaisdell
Dr. Craig Blaisdell grew up in the Boise area attending local schools and participated in many activities in the Treasure Valley including service groups, Scouting, and sports teams. Dr. Blaisdell graduated from Centennial High School with Honors in 1996.
Following his graduation from high school, Dr. Blaisdell attended Brigham Young University. There he studied Physical Education with an emphasis in Exercise Physiology. During his studies at BYU Dr. Blaisdell took the time to serve a two-year church mission to Southern Brazil (1997-1999). He learned the Portuguese language and loved the people he served in Brazil. Upon his return from his mission, he met his lovely wife Jaime and they were married in 2000. Dr. Craig graduated from BYU in 2003.
Dr. Blaisdell attended dental school in San Antonio, TX at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. While there he learned from many of the top dentists in the country in their respective fields. He graduated ranked 16th out of 84 students in his class. While in school Dr. Craig was recognized for his hard work and dedication to dentistry. He received the following honors, graduated Magna Cum Laude, the Wallace McNutt Award for Highest Achievement in Embryology and Gross Anatomy, Outstanding Performance on the National Dental Board Exam, Outstanding Student Clinician Award (for both his 3rd and 4th years), Dean’s List, Pre-Doctoral Achievement Award presented by The International Congress of Oral Implantologists.
Dr. Blaisdell is currently a member of the American Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry, the Idaho State Dental Association and the Southwest Idaho Dental Society. He is a Kois Center student, in the midst of finishing up the last 4 required courses, for graduation. He also serves with his father as Team Dentist for the Idaho Steelheads. Dr. Craig Blaisdell joined his father, Dr. Lynn Blaisdell, in his practice in June of 2007.