Dr Chris Mattingly
Dr. Chris Mattingly has been practicing orthodontics since 1991, in the communities of Louisville, Bardstown and Lebanon. After graduating from Ballard High School, Dr. Mattingly attended Centre College and was admitted to the University of Louisville School of Dentistry after completing two years of undergraduate work. Following dental school, he undertook a two-year residency in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics in 1991 at the University of Louisville, while simultaneously attaining a Master's Degree in Oral Biology. Dr. Mattingly completed his American Board of Orthodontic Diplomate certification in 2006.
Staying at the leading edge of orthodontics has always been a high priority for Dr. Mattingly. He is involved in several study clubs, such as the 80s Orthodontic Study Club and the University of Louisville Alumni Association. Dr. Mattingly is also an active member of many professional associations, including:
- American Association of Orthodontists
- Southern Association of Orthodontists
- World Federation of Orthodontics
- American Dental Association
- Kentucky Dental Association
Dr. Mattingly has also served as the president of the Kentucky Association of Orthodontics and the Louisville Dental Society, as well as serving in leadership positions with the Southern Association of Orthodontists. Dr. Mattingly was appointed by the Governor to serve on the Kentucky Board of Dentistry. He feels that giving back to the dental profession is an obligation, but his true passion lies in programs that help the less fortunate. Dr. Mattingly has traveled numerous times to Guatemala with Hearts in Motion and Bellarmine University to deliver dental care. Click here to see pictures from a recent trip to Guatemala.
While in dental school, Dr. Mattingly met and married Dr. Jo Mattingly, who taught at UL School of Dentistry and practiced general dentistry in Louisville before passing away in 2014, They have two daughters, Jordan and Mckenzie, who are incredible young ladies and carry on their mother's beautiful spirit every day. Both daughters have continued the dental families tradition with Jordan graduating from dental school in 2017 and Mckenzie graduating from dental hygiene school in 2015. Dr. Mattingly married Ms. Colette Delaney in 2018. Colette is from Louisville and has been a professional actress and singer at Derby Dinner Playhouse, The Stephen Foster Drama, The Mid-Kentucky Chorus and various churches. Colette has 2 grown children, Daniel and Sedona who share their mother's gentle spirit.