About Your Dentist

Jefferson T. Blackburn, DDS

Over Three Decades of Dental Excellence

Dr. Jeff Blackburn is an award-winning general and cosmetic dentist who has established an impressive track record of success in serving the oral health needs of his patients in and around Richmond, VA. For the past 35 plus years, he has worked diligently to develop his practice into a state-of-the-art facility that offers comprehensive, individualized care for dramatically improving the oral health and appearance of patients’ teeth and gums. Since its inception, more than 20,000 patients have come to South River Dentistry to benefit from Dr. Blackburn’s treatment philosophy and care.

Education and Experience

After he graduated from the Medical College of Virginia / Virginia Commonwealth University with his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree, Dr. Blackburn established South River Dentistry in Midlothian in 1985. Since opening his practice, he has maintained an unwavering commitment to providing the highest quality cosmetic dentistry, advanced dental care, and customer service in the Richmond area.

As one of a select group of research evaluators with Clinical Research Associates (and their publication Clinicians Report), one of the largest independent dental research organizations in the world, Dr. Blackburn has gained experience with some of the most innovative techniques and technology in dentistry today.

Continuing Education and Advanced Training

Dr. Blackburn has earned Fellowship status in the Academy of General Dentistry and the Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation and has received the distinction of being named One of America’s Top Dentists. He is also a renowned national speaker, lecturing frequently for business and dental professionals on topics including personal motivation and practice management.

Personal Life

Dr. Blackburn and his wife, Jennifer, share six children and reside in Midlothian, Virginia. He has always been extremely active in the Richmond community through coaching multiple AAU baseball teams, basketball teams, and high school baseball. He is proud to use his professional skills as the team dentist for the Richmond Flying Squirrels. In addition to his community activities, Dr. Blackburn also contributes his time to the Massey Cancer Center as a spokesperson, supporter, and fundraiser.

Chang Hun Lee, DDS

"Brushing is saving."

Dr. Kevin (Chang Hun) Lee is a general and family dentist providing preventative, cosmetic, and restorative dentistry services to Midlothian-area patients. Dr. Lee strives to extend comfortable, efficient treatment by prioritizing unfaltering patient care and beautiful results. Whether administering routine oral exams and cleanings or performing cosmetic treatments like teeth whitening, Dr. Lee is committed to achieving your smile and dental goals.

My Mission

  • To provide the highest quality of dentistry with a special emphasis on empathy and compassion.
  • To provide individualized care by listening to each of my patients and presenting them with all potential treatment options.
  • To make patients feel less anxious in the chair.
  • To treat all patients as I would treat my family or myself.


Virginia Commonwealth University – Richmond, VADoctor of Dental Surgery (DDS)

Durham Technical and Community College – Durham, NCDental Laboratory Technology Certificate (DLT)

North Carolina Central University – Durham, NCMaster of Science in Biology (MS)

University of Minnesota Twin Cities - Minneapolis, MNBachelor of Science in Biology (BS)

Continuing Education & Professional Memberships

  • Academy of General Dentistry (AGD)

Life & Hobbies

"Outside of the office, I enjoy spending time with my wife, Kaitlin as we try new restaurants and discover new cuisines. We also enjoy quality time with Kuma, our adorable cat. I love playing sports, especially golf and bowling. I also enjoy snowboarding and wakeboarding."

Grant Shaw, DDS

“You don’t have to brush all your teeth, just the ones you want to keep.”

My Mission

“My mission is to help everyone maintain a healthy functional smile with restored health and confidence.”

Education & Continuing Education

Doctor of Dental Surgery
Virginia Commonwealth University – Richmond, Virginia

Bachelor of Science in Biology
University of Virginia – Charlottesville, Virginia

Life & Hobbies

Dr. Shaw enjoys spending his free time outside in the woods and on the water. He loves fishing, hunting, hiking, boating, traveling, and going to the beach, lake, and river. Although far from a scratch golfer, he enjoys golfing with friends, playing tennis, watching sports, and trying out new restaurants and cuisines.