Christopher Mazzola was born and raised in Ann Arbor, Michigan. He attended the University of Michigan for his undergraduate studies where he graduated with honors with a Chemical Engineering Degree. During his undergraduate studies he conducted researched with dental school faculty on materials to aid in patients healing after dental surgery. He then continued his education at Michigan where he completed his Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree. While in dental school he was awarded the University of Michigan American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry Award for his research in the clinical application of CAD/CAM technology in dentistry. Prior to joining Traverse Dental Associates, Dr. Chris owned a practice in Colorado Springs, CO where he was named one of the areas 2013 TopDentists™.


Dr. Chris has continued with education focusing on communication and technology in the private practice. He has served as an instructor and mentor for new graduates focusing on patient interactions and Cerec CAD/CAM Technology. In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his wife Christina, his children Baylor and Eliana, and his three dogs Isabelle, Lola, and Aspen. He tries to stay active through competitive crossfit, golfing, running, and skiing. Dr. Chris is looking forward to watching his family grow in the amazing community that is Traverse City!