Periodontist at VFD Midlothian-288 | Schedule an appointment with Dr. Block | Reviewed on HealthGrades
|Undergraduate Degree||University of Arizona|
|Graduate Degree (DDS)||Medical College of Virginia|
|Advanced Studies||Louisiana State University School of Dentistry|
|Moderate Conscious Sedation|
Dr. Block attended the University of Arizona for his pre-doctoral training, followed by a one year internship at Baylor College of Dentistry. He attained his doctorate in dental surgery from the Medical College of Virginia in 1989, graduating cum laude. His surgical residency training was completed at Louisiana State University School of Dentistry. Since then he has been in private practice in Midlothian, teaching at VCU School of Dentistry’s Department of Periodontics, and is active in clinical and scientific research.
Dr. Block is a diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology, meaning that he is a board certified specialist – the highest recognition offered by his specialty. He is also a Fellow of the American Society of Osseointegration and has been voted “one of Richmond’s top periodontists,” as published in Richmond Magazine and Virginia Living Magazine. Dr. Block is also on the editorial board of the Virginia Dental Journal.
Dr. Block is the founder and president of the James River Study Club, a continuing education forum for dentists and staff, which has been in existence since 1992.
In his free time he enjoys competitive athletics, and fishing, and is a culinary enthusiast with a special interest in the nutritional sciences. Dr. Block enjoys spending time with his three daughters. He is especially proud of their accomplishments as his first daughter is a pediatric nurse, his second daughter is in the post-doctoral periodontal residency program at VCU School of Dentistry and his third daughter is in a Postgraduate Doctoral Program in the field of Physical Therapy.