Meet Dr. Chris Ettrich DDS, MSD

Dr. Ettrich meeting a patientDr. Ettrich was born and raised in the Columbus area and graduated from Reynoldsburg High School. He attended The Ohio State University for his undergraduate and dental school degrees. Following graduation, Dr. Ettrich served in the United States Air Force until 2006. During his military career, he completed a one year Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) residency and practiced as a general dentist for seven years. From 2002-2004, he attended the University of Washington and graduated with a certificate in endodontics and a Master’s of Science Degree in Dentistry. From 2004-2006, he served as Chief of Endodontics and Department Head of the Endodontic Section of an AEGD program at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida. After serving eleven years in the Air Force, Dr. Ettrich decided to move back to Ohio and transition to private practice. In March of 2007, he founded Wedgewood Endodontics. Dr. Ettrich is married with two children. His interests include golf and spending time with his family.

Professional Affiliations:

  • Specialist member of the American Association of Endodontists (AAE)
  • American Dental Association
  • Ohio Association of Endodontists
  • Faculty of Successful Interdisciplinary Concepts (SIC) teaching group, Columbus, Ohio
  • AAE Governmental Affairs Committee Chair (2010-2012)
  • AAE Information and Technology Member (2003-2004)
  • Board Eligible Endodontist

Military Awards:

  • Air Force Meritorious Service Medal with 1 oak leaf cluster
  • Air Force Commendation Medal
  • National Defense Service Medal with 1 oak leaf cluster
  • Air Force Outstanding Unit Award
  • Dental Squadron Company Grade Officer of the Year (1999, 2001, 2002)