Dr. Van Blaricum, D.D.S.
Dr. Galen Van Blaricum, a General Family Dentist, has been practicing dentistry since 1980. He has practiced in Lawrence since 1988.
A native Kansan, he grew up in Meade and later attended the University of Kansas where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1976. He then went on to the University of Missouri – Kansas City to obtain a degree in Dental Surgery and graduated in 1980.
As an effort to be one of the most advanced dental providers, he attends numerous advanced dentistry programs and averages 100 hours per year of continuing education.
He has attended several programs including a five week continuum with the Pankey Institute, posterior esthetics at LVI, advanced anterior esthetics course with Dr.’s Morley and Eubank, anterior esthetics at Baylor University, and numerous CEREC courses (one appointment crowns and veneers) in San Diego.
Dr. Van Blaricum is affiliated with many professional dental organizations such as the American Dental Association, the Kansas Dental Association, and the Kansas City Implant Study Club.
He and his wife, Karen, have three sons, Craig, Grant, and Brett. Galen’s hobbies include boating, golfing, biking, playing the piano, and spending time with his family.