Board Member Biographies
Dr. Ann BluePresident-Elect
- Board Member – CADS Foundation
- DDS, MS, Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology
Ann Hammi Blue, D.D.S., M.S. is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology and has practiced periodontics and dental implants for 20 years. She graduated from the University of California, San Diego with a B.A. in Biochemistry/Cell Biology in 1991 and obtained her D.D.S. degree from the University of California, Los Angeles School of Dentistry in 1996. Following her general dental training, Dr. Blue moved to Dallas, Texas to study at the prestigious Baylor College of Dentistry-TAMUS and earned her Certificate in Periodontology and a Master of Science degree in Oral Biology in 1999.
In 2000, Dr. Blue completed a lengthy process of board certification attaining diplomate status awarded by the American Board of Periodontology thus achieving the highest level of recognition and certification for dental specialists in the fields of periodontology, implantology and oral plastic surgery. Following her residency, she remained in Dallas, Texas and practiced in private practice while her husband completed his schooling. During this time, she also became the Assistant Director and a Clinical Instructor for the graduate periodontics department at Baylor College of Dentistry-TAMUS and taught and lectured to both undergraduate dental students and graduate periodontics residents prior to moving to Phoenix.
Dr. Blue maintained a large private practice limited to periodontics and dental implants in Phoenix for 7 years; she sold her busy periodontal practice in 2008 to join her husband in Las Vegas while he completed an orthodontic residency.
Upon returning to Phoenix, Dr. Blue started her current practice limited to periodontics and dental implants in 2010. Dr. Blue is very active in local and national dental societies. Dr. Blue’s current service positions include: *President for the Central Arizona Dental Society *The Arizona Liaison to the American Board of Periodontology *Delegate to the Arizona Dental Association House of Delegates *Membership Chair for the Central Arizona Dental Association *Oral Conscious Sedation Examiner for the Arizona Dental Board Dr. Blue’s many past service positions include past Treasurer to the Arizona Society of Periodontology (10 year duration) and Arizona Representative for the Western Society of Periodontology.
In 2018, Dr. Blue was honored by being inducted as a Fellow for of the International College of Dentists as well. Dr. Blue grew up in Michigan and California and met her husband, Dr. Dan Blue, during her periodontics residency at Baylor College of Dentistry-TAMUS in Dallas, Texas. Dr. Dan is a dual-trained, orthodontist and prosthodontist, and has two practices limited to orthodontics for children and adults.
She and her husband are the proud parents of three bright and energetic young children ages 12, 10 and 6. They enjoy living an active lifestyle in Phoenix and take ad-vantage of the many opportunities available to them. The Blues are very active in Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts, school activities and enjoy cooking and volunteering. When not busy with her family or her practice (a rare occurrence these days), Dr. Blue also enjoys running and can be seen at many local races.