KIM BLANDING, DDS
Dr. Blanding graduated from the University of Detroit in Michigan with a BA in Chemistry before going on to earn a dental degree from Northwestern University in Chicago. She received her Certificate of Pediatric Dentistry from New York’s Columbia University School of Dental Surgery. Dr. Blanding has practiced in the pediatric field for more than 15 years, and enjoys hospital privileges at Carolinas Healthcare System, University Hospital, where she also serves on the Executive Committee.
An ardent supporter of children in need who is passionate about making a difference in kids’ lives, Dr. Blanding volunteers her time and services for several charitable causes. These include Rowan and Cabarrus Counties’ Head Start programs and Bright Smiles, Bright Future, a program that provides free dental screenings and oral health education to at-risk children. She also volunteers her services for Give Kids a Smile and NC Missions of Mercy, outreach programs that provide access to dental healthcare.
Whether acting as a role model or working to make a child more comfortable and happy while the dentist, Dr. Blanding is committed to bettering the lives of the patients she serves. She has two daughters, and devotes her free time to traveling, cooking, and supporting the arts.