OOW – September 28-October 4, 2015: Appalachian Orthodontics


Congratulations to Dr. Elena Black of Appalachian Orthodontics in Lynchburg, VA, for being chosen as SCL’s Orthodontic Provider of the Week! We thank Dr. Black and her entire team for their generosity, dedication, and outstanding service they provide to our SCL program participants!

Dr. Black partnered with SCL in January 2012 while attending the NESO (Northeastern Society of Orthodontics) conference. Since then, she and her team have treated 10 participants donating over $60,000.


About Dr. Elena Black, DDS:

Dr. Black received her Certificate for Advanced Graduate Studies in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics from the Goldman School of Dental Medicine at Boston University. Originally from Romania, Dr. Black has studied on 3 continents and brings 14 years of professional dental training to the Lynchburg community. She continues to pursue her research interests, with the support from National Institutes of Health, and teach at the VCU Dental School Philips Institute. Dr. Black believes in staying current on the latest clinical and technological advances and practicing Evidence-Based Dentistry. To her, these are the best ways for a practitioner to provide the best care possible.

While obtaining her Ph.D, Dr. Black met her husband Sam who practices Endodontics in Lynchburg. Together, they have two children, Nicholas and Miriam. They enjoy spending time together, hiking, playing tennis, ice-skating, and traveling.


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