Dr. Cristian Chirla, DMD


Dr. Cris is an Alumni of Liberty University, in Lynchburg, VA. He graduated in 1990 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology and Chemistry, and for the following 3 years was employed at the Cleveland Clinic.

In 1992 he married his wife and soul mate Adina, and their family has since been blessed with 4 children.

In 1993 he was accepted at Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine. He more than doubled his requirements and graduated with a Scholarship Award for Best Student with Most Accomplishments.

Upon his graduation in 1997, he joined the dental practice of Drs. Glen and Imogene Waddle. He is so proud to have had the privilege to successfully serve his patients and this community since then!

“Gentle, professional, knowledgeable, meticulous, always striving for perfection, honest, kind, caring, funny, happy…” These are only a few of Dr. Cris’ distinctive qualities, which over the years have earned the appreciation, trust and confidence of our patients!

In his spare time, Dr. Cris enjoys his family, goes fishing and plays soccer in summer, goes hunting in winter, and is hosting parties all year round!

Memberships and Affiliations:



  • International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI)


  • Basic Life Support

Additional areas of interest for Dr. Chris:

  • Cleveland and Akron communities and their activities
  • Cleveland Romanian Baptist Church – active member
  • Romanian Missionary Society – Chairman and Board Member
  • Countryside Missions (Romania) – co-founder and Board Member
  • Medical and missions trips to Romania