Meet Dr. Blake C. Garrett
Blake C. Garrett, D.D.S., M.D. joined our practice in the Summer of 2022, but has been practicing Oral Surgery since 2014. He is one of a very small group of oral surgeons in the entire country to have dual specialization in both Oral Surgery and Dental Anesthesiology. His formal education began at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, receiving his Bachelor of Science degree in Molecular & Cellular Biology. He received his DDS from the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry and then completed a 1-year Hospital Residency at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria, IL. He completed a 2-year residency for Dental Anesthesiology at Loma Linda University School of Dentistry. This training has given him expertise in providing IV sedation to all patients, especially pediatrics and those with special needs. Dr. Garrett received his Medical Doctorate (M.D.) from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport, LA. Following graduation from Medical School, he completed a 1-year General Surgery internship at Louisiana State University Health Science Center. He finished his professional training with a 6-year Dual Degree Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery residency at the LSU Health Sciences Center. Dr. Garrett is board certified by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. His extensive training has given him great knowledge in all aspects of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery; such as facial trauma, head & neck cancer, facial cosmetics, and pediatric oral and facial surgery with a heavy emphasis on dental alveolar surgery; surgical extractions, and dental implants. He holds society memberships with the American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery and the Chicago Society of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons. Dr. Garrett resides in Oak Brook with his wife, Dr. Stephanie Garrett, a Pediatric Dentist and their young twins Pierce and Grace. They enjoy spending time with their kids and their Pomeranian, Winston.