Dr. Aanderud grew up in the Portland Metro area and has been practicing dentistry as a general dentist since 1999. Immediately following his undergraduate studies at Brigham Young University, Dr. Aanderud served a 2-year mission in Argentina and speaks Spanish fluently. He then went on to study dentistry at Oregon Health Sciences University Dental School graduating with honors.
After completing an Advanced Education in General Dentistry program with the U.S. Army, Dr. Aanderud served in Kuwait as a general dentist and Captain. In June of 2001, he left active duty to join New Smiles Dental.
Dr. Aanderud has received the “Oregon’s Top Dentists” Award several years in a row and is a member of the American Dental Association, the Oregon Dental Association, the Washington County Dental Association, and the Academy of General Dentistry. Dr. Aanderud is also a Fellow with the American Association of Implant Dentistry (AAID). He loves dentistry and is dedicated to serving his patients with skill, comfort, and friendliness.
He is the past President of the Sherwood Chamber of Commerce and continues to be an active member on the Board. He enjoys being involved in his community and church. This is one of the reasons he and his wife, Kim, chose to live and raise their 5 children in Sherwood. His hobbies are golfing, reading, going to movies and spending time with his family. He and Dr. Doyel and Dr. Aanderud have also participated in the Hood To Coast relay for many years with their team.