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Dr. Blaine McLaughlin

Dr. Blaine Mclaughlin - Cedar Rapids, IA - Dental Touch Associates

I was born in Iowa City and grew up in the town of Dysart, which is about an hour from Cedar Rapids. I did both my undergrad and dental training at the University of Iowa and graduated from dental college in 1995. I joined Dental Touch one year later and have been here ever since. I am very passionate about changing the way our patients view dentistry. I have deliberately integrated new technology into our practice to give you a better experience and focused on cosmetics by earning a fellowship at the prestigious Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies.

I am a huge Hawkeye fan and love to ride bicycles. I have been on RAGBRAI many times and enjoy competing in several triathlons each year. I also love the outdoors and go on hiking and backpacking trips into the wilderness with my father and brothers every year.

I have been married to my wife, Christine, since shortly after graduation from dental school. We have been blessed with three beautiful children. Alexa was born in March 2001, Devin was born in July 2003 and Cayden was born in August 2005. We recently added a Morkie dog, Bear, to the mix.

If you are looking for a cosmetic or family dentist, I am here to help you out. I am very passionate about life and dentistry, and have a very positive attitude and outlook on both! I love working with my incredible, awesome team and most importantly, changing the lives of my patients.


Located in Las Vegas, Nevada, the Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies is the world’s premier post-graduate dental teaching center. Practicing cosmetic dentists from all over the world come to LVI to advance their education, knowledge, and expertise. Graduates of LVI are amongst the finest, most progressive dentists in the world. Founded in 1995, LVI was established to educate, guide and support dentists in the delivery of the most advanced, patient-based care possible.

Cosmetic dentists from all over the world come to LVI to further their educational training and to master the most current dental procedures and technologies. We provide dentists with expert instruction; intensive, hands-on clinical training, and state-of-the-art facilities and technology.

Dr. Blaine McLaughlin

  • Advanced Functional Aesthetics
  • Advanced Posterior Aesthetics
  • Practical Occlusion in the Progressive Practice (Occlusion I)
  • Mastering Neuromuscular Occlusion (Occlusion II) Chronoplasty (Occlusion III)
  • Comprehensive Aesthetic Reconstruction
  • Fundamentals of Neuromuscular Orthodontics 1
  • Fundamentals of Neuromuscular Orthodontics 2
  • Fundamentals of Neuromuscular Orthodontics 3
  • Neuromuscular Pediatric Orthodontics
  • Neuromuscular computer (K7) interpretation
  • Full Mouth Rehabilitation
  • Soft Tissue Laser Course

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