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Dr. Chris Bates, DMD

Restorative Dentist at Total Care Dental & Wellness

Dr. Chris Bates, a local of Highland, Utah, has embarked on an extraordinary journey in the field of dentistry. After graduating from American Fork High School, he earned a basketball scholarship at Brigham Young University-Hawaii. Taking a break from his studies, Dr. Bates dedicated two years to a mission in Germany for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Returning to Hawaii, he completed his education with a degree in Biology.

His pursuit of dental expertise led him to Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Boston, Massachusetts, where he obtained his DMD degree. Driven by a desire to enhance his skills, he completed a two-year General Practice Residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center-San Antonio. For the past 13 years, he thrived in the picturesque Pacific Northwest, managing his own private practice. However, a deep longing to be closer to family drew him back home to Utah.

Dr. Bates holds a strong belief in treating everyone with the utmost respect and providing a safe environment for comfortable and high-quality dentistry. He remains dedicated to staying at the forefront of functional dentistry by actively pursuing continuing education courses each year, ensuring he is well-versed in the latest technology and techniques.

Beyond his professional endeavors, Dr. Bates finds joy in spending valuable time with his beautiful wife and son. Together, they create cherished memories outside the office.

What Our Patients Are Saying...

"Dr. Bates was fantastic, gentle and I had very little discomfort during and after part 1."

"Just wanted to give a 5 star rating to your team (TCD) and particularly Dr. Chris Bates."


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