Christopher grew up in Harpswell, and is an honors graduate of Mount Ararat High School and Colby College, which included study abroad in Cork, Ireland. After working for 5 years at The Jackson Laboratory on Mount Desert Island, he attended Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, where he was inducted into the Omicron Delta Upsilon national dental honor society. After graduating, he practiced at Pleasant Street Dental with Dr. David Taft before buying Freeport Dental from the retiring Dr. Jonathan Strout. He holds active memberships in the American Dental Association, the Maine Dental Association, the Merrymeeting Bay Dental Society, and the Casco Bay Study Club. He is married to photographer Cate Wnek, and is a father to two children. In his free time, he enjoys cooking, watching his sons' soccer games, unwinding on the PS4, and participating in autocross events with the Cumberland Motor Club.