About the Doctor
Dr. Jessica Blanco is a Board Certified Pediatric Dentist who’s passion in life is working with children. Dr.Jessy has a very nurturing personality and has the patience and innate ability to create the most comfortable and enjoyable dental experience for your child. Dr. Blanco especially loves taking the time to care for and comfort her patients so that visiting the dentist is a rewarding, informative, and all-around-fun experience. Dr. Blanco prefers to promote preventative dentistry as much as possible. However, where care is needed, she will go the extra mile to make any necessary treatment as comfortable as possible for your child. Dr. Blanco possesses advanced behavior management skills in oral sedation, IV sedation and treatment under general anesthesia. She has extensive experience in emergency management of orofacial trauma and infection as well as in caring for medically compromised children and children with special healthcare needs.Dr. Jessy’s unmatched love for her profession ensures your kiddo has the best dental care and experience possible.
Dr. Blanco began her collegiate studies in Juneau, Alaska at the University of Alaska Southeast and later Nova Southeastern University in South Florida to obtain a Bachelor of Science degree graduating with honors and distinction of summa cum laude. Dr. Blanco completed her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree in Nova Southeastern University College of Dental Medicine where she was an active member of multiple volunteer organizations focused on providing dental healthcare to populations who have difficulty with access to care. Immediately after, Dr. Blanco was accepted for the highly sought-after Pediatric Dental Residency program at Children’s National Hospital (listed as one of the Nation’s top 10 Children’s Hospitals) where she received specialized training. During her training in DC, Dr. Blanco enjoyed advocating for Children’s Oral Healthcare policy changes on Capitol Hill. She is passionate about Children’s Oral Health Care and will continue to work with the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry in this venture.
- Diplomate, American Board of Pediatric Dentistry
- American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
- Academy of Laser Dentistry
- American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association
- Special Care Dentistry Association
- American Dental Association
- Western Society of Pediatric Dentistry
- Alaska Society of Pediatric Dentistry
- Alaska Dental Society / Juneau Dental Society
- American Dental Society of Anesthesiology
- International Academy of Facial Aesthetics