Russ Blackhurst, DMD 


Russ Blackhurst is a native of Boise, Idaho.  In 2007, he graduated from the University of Louisville Kentucky, where he was awarded his Doctor of Medical Dentistry.  He practiced in Steamboat Springs, Colorado before relocating to Missoula with his wife, Julie, in 2008. 


His commitment to dental excellence is evident in many ways including consistently pursuing continuing education to stay current on the latest treatment options to improve patient care. There is nothing more important to Dr. Blackhurst than providing the best possible care to his patients.  His consistent pursuit of knowledge stands as evidence to that objective.  Dr. Blackhurst is an active member of The Montana Study Club, The American Dental Association, The Montana Dental Association, and The Spear Study Club. 


Dr. Blackhurst pursues multiple hobbies.  During some of his free time he enjoys making pottery from preparation, forming, creating, firing, and glazing his own creations.  This is likewise something that he likes sharing with his patients.  He has been known to frequently gift his handmade crafts to his newly made friends at the office.


Dr. Blackhurst is also an avid recreationalist and enjoys kayaking, paddle boarding, mountain biking, and skiing.  Most recently, Russ and Julie have been loving all the joys of parenthood with their two children in tow. 



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Russ and Sukha