Nicholas Bland, DMD
Dr. Nicholas Bland DMD, originally from Aiken, SC, graduated with a BS in Chemistry from North Georgia College & State University before attending dental school at Tufts University. After joining the U.S. Army as a dentist, Dr. Bland volunteered to lead Children’s Dental Health Month and educate over 1,400 children on proper oral hygiene techniques, inspiring him to pursue a career in pediatric dentistry.
As Brigade Dental Surgeon for the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division and later the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Dr. Bland served for over four years before completing two years of specialty training in Pediatric Dentistry with New York University-Langone Dental Medicine in Central Arizona. There, he was chosen as Chief Resident by attending faculty in his final year of residency.
Following his residency, Dr. Bland returned to North Carolina and worked in an underserved area, where he gained extensive training in sedation dentistry and providing treatment under general anesthesia. Known to his patients as the dentist who plays guitar, Dr. Bland shares his passion for music with every child who visits him for an exam.
Dr. Bland’s philosophy regarding pediatric dentistry is to help children overcome their fear and anxiety towards dental visits, allowing them to reach adulthood with a positive outlook on dental care. In his free time, Dr. Bland enjoys spending time with family and friends, playing music, and staying physically fit. He is currently a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and holds the rank of Major in the United States Army Reserves. Feel free to give Dr. Nicholas Bland DMD a call anytime for a consultation.
Outside of his private practice, Dr. Jensen is passionate about contributing to the overall development of the community. His passion for outreach and voluntary work began in his youthful years, during which he served in a Latter-Day Saints mission to Alberta, Canada.
Dr. Jensen is a happily married father of four. When he’s not providing professional care to his patients, Dr. Jensen enjoys spending time with his family—that includes his wife Linda and four children—Anna, Elizabeth, Zachary, and Nathan.