Chris M. Anderson DDS, MSD
Dr. Chris M. Anderson is passionate about helping people express their happiness and inspire confidence with a beautiful smile. Having the chance to utilize art, science, and technology to produce fantastic smiles for his patients is extremely fulfilling. Being able to make that happen for his patients is one of the most rewarding things about his profession.
Joining Dr. Wafelbakker’s practice in October of 2006, Dr. Anderson has enjoyed the opportunity to interact with so many interesting people every day, which enriches both his personal and professional life.
Education and Experience
Dr. Anderson obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology at Santa Clara University. He then went on to the University of the Pacific Dental School to obtain his Doctorate of Dental Surgery, his Master of Science degree in Dentistry, and his certificate in orthodontics.
Dr. Anderson is also a professor at the University of the Pacific Orthodontic Program. He is involved in continuing education and is a part of multiple dental study clubs with fellow dentists and specialists focused on interdisciplinary care of patients. As a member of the Seattle Study Club, Dr. Anderson has the chance to interact with an international network of doctors focused on continued training in comprehensive patient care and team treatment planning.
- American Dental Association
- American Association of Orthodontists
- Santa Clara County Dental Society
- California Dental Association
Dr. Anderson grew up in San Martin, California, and enjoys spending time with his family. He is married to his wife, Wendy, and has two beautiful children, Benjamin and Molly. Their family also has a beagle named Rob. Dr. Anderson is a sports fanatic and enjoys following local sports teams and going to games whenever possible. When he was younger, Dr. Anderson played soccer, and still enjoys running. In the winter, Dr. Anderson likes to snow ski.
Passionate about orthodontics, his friends, and family, Dr. Anderson believes it is very important to be an excellent orthodontist while also enjoying life with the people closest to him. Returning to his hometown was of paramount importance to Dr. Anderson, and he finds it satisfying to help people in the same area he grew up in. Currently, his practice sponsors many local sports teams, clubs and activities, and also provides graduating seniors with scholarships every year.