Dr. James Anderson was born and raised in Montana and received his Bachelor of Science degree from Montana State University. After completing his bachelorÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s degree, Dr. Anderson attended Northwestern University Dental School and received his D.D.S. degree from that institution in 1978. Following graduation from dental school he served for three years as a general dentist in the U.S. Navy stationed in San Diego. In 1981, Dr. Anderson returned to school at the University of Michigan where he completed his masters degree in Endodontics in 1983. He taught in the endodontic department at Michigan for two years before returning to California, joining Berkeley Endodontics in 1986, where he has since been in full time private practice. Dr. Anderson is a member of the American Association of Endodontists, the California State Association of Endodontists, the American and California Dental Associations and the Berkeley Dental Society.