About Your Dentist

Carissa Greinel Blum, DDS

Dr. Carissa Greinel-Blum is a native New Mexican. Born in Santa Fe, she attended and obtained a bachelor degree in Biology and minor in Chemistry from the University of New Mexico. She earned her doctorate degree in dentistry from Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska. Carissa practiced general dentistry for almost six years in the Washington, DC area where she excelled in her field and gained the respect of her patients, employer, and colleagues and was awarded the honor of Presidents Club with Heartland Dental in 2012.

Dr. Greinel-Blum decided to return to Albuquerque to be close to home, her extended family and red chili. Locally, she has practiced as the lead doctor at Bear Canyon family Dentistry for over three years. She is a skilled dentist and able to offer a variety of general dentistry services. These attributes and her gentle but caring hands have gained her the confidence and trust of her patients which often respond with accolades.

Dr. Greinel-Blum is well-traveled and fluent in three languages. She is an accomplished violinist and loves running, hiking, cooking, skiing and enjoying the outdoors. She is the loving mother of two young children that are her pride and joy. Carissa is a firm believer in maintaining a strong family and teaching her children values such as integrity, honesty and the pursuit of a balanced education.