Dr. Blackburn, known to his patients as Dr. B, has been practicing dentistry since 1986, since 1988 at his office at 1500 Penn Avenue in Wyomissing. A native of Emporium, Dr. Blackburn received a Bachelor's Degree in Wildlife Biology from Penn State University and his Dental Degree from the University of Pittsburgh. He served a one-year residency at Community General Hospital in Reading and opened his practice in Wyomissing shortly thereafter.
Dr. Blackburn is affiliated with the American Dental Association, Pennsylvania Dental Association, Berks County Dental Society and the Academy of General Dentistry. He stays on top of the latest practices and techniques in his field through continuing education courses that he takes on a routine basis.
Taking time to listen to his patients' problems and concerns and responding thoroughly to their questions is a trademark of Dr. Blackburn’s approach to dentistry. He respects their time and will go out of his way to accommodate their schedules and needs, including being highly responsive to emergency situations.
Dr. Blackburn lived in Berks County for 24 years before moving to Horsham, Montgomery County, so that he and his wife, Kathy, could be closer to her family. They have three children, Joey, Kylene, and Sammy, and two grandchildren. Joey is married to Meghan and they have a daughter Ellie. Kylene is married to Jared and they have a daughter Avie. When he is not seeing patients, Dr. Blackburn enjoys spending time with his family, Penn State football, Phillies games, and travel. He is also an avid fly fisherman and will grab any chance he can to get out on the water.