Dr. Blake is a native of Eagle County and is happy to be serving his hometown community. His goal as a pediatric dentist is to provide exceptional care for your child while ensuring treatment is delivered safely and thoughtfully. We are certain you will find his approach kind, effective, and fun!
He received a BA degree from the University of San Diego in psychology with minors in chemistry and biology. He earned his dental degree from the University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine. After dental school, he completed a general practice, hospital-based dentistry residency at Denver Health Medical Center. He then completed his pediatric dental residency at the prestigious Children’s Hospital Colorado, which is consistently ranked among the top 10 children’s hospitals in the nation. Dr. Higgins is also an adjunct faculty at Children’s Hospital Colorado, where he instructs residents on optimal pediatric dental care, while ensuring he stays current on any new developments in the field. Before moving back to Eagle County, he practiced pediatric dentistry in the Denver area.
Dr. Higgins is board certified by the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. He scored in the highest quintile (top 20%) in every category to complete his board certification. He is a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, the Colorado Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, the Southwest Society of Pediatric Dentistry, the Metro Denver Dental Society, the Colorado Dental Association, and the American Dental Association.
Dr. Higgins and his wife, Callie, enjoy spending free time with family, friends, cooking, traveling, and being outdoors. They recently welcomed their first child, Kate, who is proud to be a 2nd generation Vail baby.