Dr. Blieden attended Indiana University and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. Afterward, he received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Loyola University School of Dentistry. After dental school Dr. Blieden pursued his interest in Periodontics by obtaining Specialty Training in Periodontics at Eastman Institute of Oral Health in Rochester, New York. While training at Eastman, Dr. Blieden also received a Masters and Doctorate degree in Microbiology and Immunology from the University of Rochester school of Medicine and Dentistry. He is a former Associate Professor at The University of Rochester.
Dr. Blieden is a member of the Monroe County Dental Society, the Seventh District Dental Society, the New York State Dental Society, and the American Dental Association. He is also a member of the American Academy of Periodontology, where he served on the Research, Science and Therapy Committee. Dr. Blieden is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology (Board Certified).
Dr. Blieden lives in Honeoye Falls, NY with his wife Jennifer. They have two children that are currently attending college.