Meet The Team
G. Chris Holdaway, DDS
When it comes to providing dental care, Dr. Holdaway focuses on preventive dentistry and helping patients adopt habits that will allow them to enjoy a lifetime of outstanding oral health. He believes in taking an integrated approach to dentistry and ensuring that his patients understand the correlation between oral health and overall well-being. Dr. Holdaway is caring, honest and respectful. He seeks to connect with patients on a personal level to help them reach their oral health related hopes and objectives. His friendly, approachable and accommodating chair-side manner helps patients know they are in good hands.
University of North Carolina School of Dentistry, Chapel Hill, NC – DDS, 2009
University of North Carolina at Greensboro, NC – Pre-Dental Courses, 2004-5
Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ – MBA, 2002
Brigham Young University, Provo, UT – BSN, 1997
Captain in the Idaho Army National Guard
Dental Mission Trip to Guatemala
Church Mission to Oakland, CA
Eagle Scout with Boy Scouts of America
At Birchwood Dental, we are committed to providing you and your family with quality care in a friendly, supportive environment.
Get to know our team of capable and personable dental professionals:
"I graduated from ISU with a Bachelor's of Science in Dental Hygiene in 2019. Growing up I always knew I wanted to be part of the medical field. It wasn't until college that I discovered that dentistry was the path for me. My favorite part about working in dentistry is helping people feel more confident in their smile. I also enjoy getting to know my patients. With the great team we have here at Birchwood Dental, we'll make you feel right at home!"
“I graduated with an Associate’s of Science in Dental Hygiene from Allegany College of Maryland and completed my Bachelor’s degrees on full scholarship at the University of Maryland at Baltimore County. I enjoy providing gentle and detailed dental cleanings for my patients and, as fitness enthusiast, I love to exercise.”
Front Office Associate
Front Office Associate
Office Manager / Dental Assistant
"I have had the opportunity to spend time helping people at the front desk as well as assisting the doctor in the treatment rooms. I’ve also spent my fair share of time in the dental chair having my teeth worked on. This has given me the chance to experience dentistry from multiple perspectives. I find it fulfilling to be able to use what I’ve learned about dentistry from each of these angles in order to empathize with patients and to help them understand the processes involved in taking care of their teeth."
"Working at Birchwood Dental has been an exciting new opportunity, as this is my first introduction to the dental field. I find it very fulfilling to help people and I enjoy getting to know our patients. Our staff here really cares and is welcoming."
"I’ve worked in a daycare and I’ve worked in a nursing home, so it’s safe to say I enjoy caring for people young and old. When I became a part of the Birchwood Dental team in Spring of 2022, I was able to help patients of all ages achieve a healthy smile. That’s what I love most about working here!"
"I like working at Birchwood Dental because the staff is so friendly. Everybody made me feel right home working here. I like working with the assistants to clean the operatories, sterilize equipment, and keep supplies organized."