After completing his undergraduate education at Florida State University and Clemson University, Dr. Blanchard graduated from Emory University Dental School. Dr. Blanchard served as a dentist in the U.S. Army, earning the rank of captain, before opening his own family practice. He has been practicing at this location since 1985.
Married for 43 years to Julie Kirbo Blanchard, Dr. and Mrs. Blanchard have two sons and four grandchildren.
When not working, Dr. Blanchard enjoys woodworking, running, and spending time with family. He is an elder in the Presbyterian Church and also serves on several boards including the YMCA and Hopewell Volunteer Fire Department. He is a member of the American Dental Association, Piedmont Dental Society, Anderson Dental Society, and South Carolina Dental Association.