About the Doctors

The Doctors at Progressive Dental Care Center
of Hanover, PA

Linda S. Blann, DDS

Dr. Blann - Pediatric Dentist - Hanover PA

Dr. Blann – Pediatric Dentist – Hanover PA

Specialty: Pediatric Dentistry

Dr. Blann has provided patient care for children, adolescents and the handicapped in the greater York and Adams County region since 1992 and as a pediatric specialist since 1996. Well acquainted with children and others with special needs, Dr. Blann was a teacher for elementary and learning disabled students for over 10 years prior to commencing her dental career. Her pre-dentistry studies included a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from Towson State University, a Master of Science in Education from Johns Hopkins University, as well as pre-dental sciences at the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC). She received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 1992 from the University of Maryland at Baltimore. Dr. Blann completed her pediatric specialty training at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry and received her Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry in 1996.

Dr. Blann has also traveled to the Dominican Republic to remote mountain villages to care for people who rarely get dental care for themselves or their children.

Dr. Blann continues to improve her skills by taking over 50 hours of continuing education per year. She and her staff regularly attend continuing education courses for CPR, infection control, and pediatric patient management.

Dr. Blann’s area of interest is providing pediatric specialty care for very young or extremely fearful children and special needs children requiring general anesthesia or sedation to receive their dental care.

Her affiliations with professional organizations include:

  • American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, Member
  • American Dental Association, Member
  • Pennsylvania Dental Association, Member
  • Pennsylvania Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
  • Hanover-Gettysburg Dental Society, Member
  • Apple Hill Surgical Center (York, PA)
  • York Hospital (York, PA)
  • DOCS (Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation)

Dr. Blann has a Pennsylvania Restricted I Sedation license to provide Nitrous Oxide as well as oral or IV sedation. She is also certified in CPR, PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support) and ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) as well.

Dr. Blann and Dr. Gordon are the founding partners of Progressive Dental Care Center as well as husband and wife.

 

Terry M. Gordon, DDS

Dr. Gordon - Adult Restorative and Cosmetic Dentistry - Hanover PA

Dr. Gordon – Sedation & Adult Restorative Dentistry – Hanover PA

Special Emphasis: Sedation Dentistry

Dr. Gordon has been providing patient care for the greater York and Adams County region since 1985. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology in 1979 from University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) and his Doctor of Dental Surgery in 1984 from the University of Maryland at Baltimore.

Committed to a larger sense of community, Dr. Gordon has traveled to the mountain villages of the Dominican Republic to provide care for the region’s poorest of the poor. He finds that people there have pretty much the same hopes and dreams about their smiles as his most demanding patients here in the States.

Dr. Gordon continues to improve his craft by taking an average of 30 units of continuing education yearly. He and his staff have attended classes through the Chesapeake Health Education Program at Perry Point Veterans Administration Hospital along with other accredited institutions.

His affiliations with professional organizations include:

  • American Dental Association, Member
  • Pennsylvania Dental Association, Member
  • Hanover-Gettysburg Dental Society, Past President
  • Clinical Externship Preceptor, University of Maryland School of Dentistry
  • Former Clinical Instructor, Dept. of Oral Diagnosis, University of Maryland School of Dentistry
  • (Informal) Advisor to Dentsply International, TruByte Division and Dentist Entrepreneur magazine on clinical issues related to denture care
  • Dental Software Test and Evaluation, ToothPics® Company
  • Clinical Externship Preceptor, York Technical Institute – Dental Assisting Program
  • Clinical Externship Preceptor, Harrisburg Area Community College – Dental Assisting Program
  • Associate Clinical Instructor – Live Patient Experience – DOCS Education

Dr. Gordon has a Pennsylvania Restricted I Anesthesia license to provide sedation dentistry. He is also certified in CPR, PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support) and ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support).

Dr. Gordon was recently named a Fellow of DOCS Education and is currently working towards being a Diplomate of DOCS Education – a nationally recognized level of achievement in sedation currently awarded to fewer than 20 other dentists in the country.

Dr. Gordon’s writings on issues of faith and spirituality have been translated into 44 languages and read in over 65 countries around the world.

Dr. Gordon and Dr. Blann are the founding partners of Progressive Dental Care Center as well as husband and wife. They are also former co-Directors of Sonshine Kids (Special Needs Ministry) at Living Word Community Church in York, PA

Thomas O. Olson, DDS, MS

Dr. Gordon - Ortodontics - Hanover PA

Dr. Olson – Orthodontics – Hanover PA

Specialty: Orthodontics

Dr. Olson received his Bachelor’s degree from Salisbury State University with a major in Biology and a minor in Chemistry. He graduated Summa Cum Laude (with highest honors) and received his DDS degree from the University of Texas Houston Dental Branch in 2007 and received his Certificate in Orthodontics in 2010 from the University of Maryland, Baltimore College of Dentistry. In addition to receiving his Certificate in Orthodontics in 2010, Dr. Olson also received a Master of Science degree in Oral Biology for research in collaboration with Johns Hopkins Hospital Department of Rehabilitation and Physical Medicine. His research investigated the mechanism of swallowing, and included a novel discovery that will be submitted for publication in a scientific journal.

Dr. Olson is an InvisAlign® certified orthodontist. He is also certified in CPR and ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support).

His affiliations with professional organizations include:

  • American Dental Association, Member
  • American Academy of Orthodontists, Member
OFFICE ADDRESS
250 Fame Ave Ste 206
Hanover, PA 17331
PHONE 717-637-0202
FAX 270-637-0207
BUSINESS HOURS
Monday ............... 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday ............... 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday .......... 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Thursday ............. 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Friday .................. 8:30 AM - 4 PM