Dr. Mark Blue – Periodontist
Dr. Blue is a native of Lenexa, Kansas. He received his Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Missouri at Kansas City School of Dentistry and continued his education by completing a two-year residency in Advanced General Dentistry. Dr. Blue practiced general dentistry for two years in Kansas City before entering specialty training in periodontics at UMKC in 1999. He received his specialty certificate in Periodontics in December of 2001. Dr. Blue has been practicing periodontics in the Four Corners Area since February of 2002.
Dr. Blue enjoys spending time with his wife Ryan, Step daughter, Riley and their Mini golden doodle puppy, Luna. He is an avid Kansas City Chiefs and Wildcats fan, cheering them on with enthusiasm! He also enjoys riding dirt bikes, traveling, spending time outdoors, and downhill skiing.
Riley – Lead Surgical Assistant
Riley is our newest dental assistant. She graduated high school in 2020 from PCC. She has recently taken an interest in dentistry and so far is enjoying it! In her free time she enjoys writing, arts and crafts, hanging by the river, fishing and has a real love for animals. She is a Colorado native and is from Denver.
Court – Surgical Assistant
Hello, I’m Court. I graduated from Franklin technology school in Joplin, MO in 2013 and have been assisting since then. When I am not working, I enjoy the outdoors, especially with my little pup. I sew, crochet, and love cooking/baking. Dentistry is my passion and I strive to give the most optimum care possible.
Jennifer – Dental Hygienist
Hello, my name is Jennifer. I have been a dental hygienist for eight years and I love what I do. I completed my dental hygiene degree at San Juan College in Farmington, NM, and my Bachelors at UNM. My favorite part of my job is that I get to learn daily and work with my hands. In dental hygiene there is always room to master your skill and learn which I strive for everyday. When I am not working I am busy being a mom and wife. I have been married almost nine years and we have three children. I believe dental hygiene is a great career, but raising children is the most important job I have had yet.
Samantha (“Sam”) – Dental Hygienist
Samantha is a Registered Dental Hygienist. She completed her Dental Hygiene Degree at Colorado Northwestern Community College in Rangely Colorado. “I love the field of Dentistry and working with my hands. Being able to help people improve their oral and overall bodily health is very important to me.” States Sam. Sam is a Colorado Native and busy mom of two! When not working you can find her with her family out Mountain biking, riding dirt bikes, hiking, fishing, snowboarding or just being active!
Avery – Dental Assistant
As a Durango native, Avery enjoys gardening, photography, listening to music, and spending time with her loved ones. Her interests in Dental Health piqued this year during an internship with Dr. Blue’s office. She hopes to continue to expand her knowledge of the Dental Industry while providing exemplary care to patients.
Curt – Patient & Treatment Coordinator
Curt grew up in St. Louis, Missouri. He previously practiced dentistry in Cortez, Colorado for several years. Although he is no longer practicing dentistry due to an essential tremor, he helps a tremendous amount at four corners periodontics. He also teaches at San Juan college as an adjunct instructor. Curt enjoys time with his family and is a proud father of two beautiful daughters. Curt also enjoys trail running mountain, biking, and spending time in the mountains.
Luna, Rio and Bodhi – Team Mascots
Testimonial“A quick note to say thank you for a well-done job. Your staff was professional. You gave me a very detailed picture of what the process would look like. Much Appreciated. Best of Luck. Cheers.”— Brian