Meet The Doctors



Dr. Cynthia Blalock

Dr. Cynthia Blalock, DDS dentist

Dr. Blalock completed her Bachelor of Science degree at Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau, MO and completed her Doctor of Dental Surgery training at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry. During her training she completed an externship in oral and maxillofacial surgery at Truman Medical Center.

Dr. Blalock was an active member of the American Dental Association, as well as the Missouri Dental Association and Greater St. Louis Dental Society. She has spent time at the Missouri Capitol educating Missouri state representatives and senators about issues affecting the field of dentistry. She has also written a column that appeared in The Arch magazine and is proud to provide dental care to the service men and women in the Army, Navy, and the Missouri National Guard.

Her husband Rick is a doctor of chiropractic and the owner of Cardinal Physical Medicine, located next door to Cardinal Dental.

Dr. Richard Blalock, DC chiropractor

Dr. Rick Blalock is known for his treatment of temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders and orofacial pain. A graduate of Logan College of Chiropractic, Dr. Rick has taken advanced studies in the treatment of this complex joint. He and his wife, Dr. Cynthia Blalock, take a collaborative approach to treating patient with TMJ pain. He is the owner of Cardinal Physical Medicine that is located next door to Cardinal Dental.

Dr. Blalock believes in the importance of collaborative care, and patients are treated with a team approach for when it comes to treated the complex TMJ.

Richard Blalock


“I had a wonderful experience at Cardinal Dental. The office is very nice and the people are even more so. Fast and friendly, I was well taken care of. My hygienist was very delicate, no pain at all and a wonderful cleaning.”

– Andrew B.

Saint Peters, MO

“Every time I visit this office, I am greeted with smiling faces. The entire process is thoroughly explained and always pleasant! Everyone that works here, it super friendly! I constantly recommend this practice to anyone searching for a dentist!”

– Amanda C.

Saint Peters, MO

“Dr. Cynthia has been the sweetest and most patient dentist with my son. While doing dental work, she went above and beyond to comfort my son who was anxious. She has a very fun and gentle demeanor that put my son at ease. “

Sarah F.

Saint Peters, MO