Dr Wesley Blakeslee completed his undergraduate studies at Gettysburg College in Pennsylvania.Â After two years of graduate study in biology at Seton Hall University where he was a teaching assistant, he was accepted to UMDNJ-NJ Dental School where he earned his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree in 1979.Â
Following dental school, Dr Blakeslee was commissioned a Lieutenant in the US Navy Dental Corps and served for three years at the Naval Air Station Pensacola, FL.Â During the last year of his tour of active duty, he was designated the dentist to the â€œBlue Angelsâ€ precision flying team by his commanding officer.
In 1983, Dr Blakeslee established a general dentistry practice in Wall, NJ, dedicated to
the comprehensive rehabilitation of patients utilizing the most advanced treatment
modalites.Â In 2004, he was recognized as â€œOne of the Best Dentistsâ€ in Monmouth
County by the Asbury Park Press.
Dr Blakeslee is a Diplomate of both the American Board of Oral Implantology/Implant
Dentistry and the International Congress of Oral Implantologists.Â He is a Fellow of
the Academy of General Dentistry,Â the American Academy of Implant Dentistry, the
American Academy of Implant Prosthodontics, and the Misch Implant Institute.Â
Dr. Blakeslee serves on the Advisory Board for the journal General Dentistry where
he is the section head for Implantology, and is a manuscript review for the Journal of
Oral Implantology and the Sports Health Journal.Â He is a consultant to the GoldenMisch Company (Detroit), CAESY Education Systems (Seattle), and The Dental Advisor (Chicago).
The creator and host of the podcast program for the Academy of General
Dentistry, Dr Blakeslee interviews prominent dental educators, clinicians and
manufacturers on the latest products, materials and techniques in dentistry.Â The
audience consists of approximately 35,000 dentists in the US and Canada.
In addition to his clinical achievements, Dr. Blakeslee maintains memberships in many professional societies, including:
American Dental Association
Academy of General Dentistry
American Board of Oral Implantology/Implant Dentistry
International Congress of Oral Implantologists
American Academy of Implant Prosthodontics
American Academy of Implant Dentistry
American College of Implantology
Academy for Implants & Transplants
Academy of Osseointegration
New Jersey Dental Association
Dr. Blakeslee enjoys spending his free time with his wife and three children. His interests include photography, golf, swimming, and music.