Anchorage, Alaska

Alaska Dentistry for Kids

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Alaska Dentistry for Kids

1389 Huffman Park Dr., Suite 208
Anchorage, AK 99515
907-274-2525
Alaska Dentistry for Kids, Dentists, Health and Beauty, Anchorage, Alaska

Alaska Dentistry for Kids is the premier children's dentist office in Anchorage. Providing comprehensive dental care to kids of all ages, Dr. Chris Coplin and his friendly staff are praised by families all over for their comfortable office, excellent customer service, and top-notch dental work. Whether you're looking for special needs dentistry, emergency dental services, or a caring family dentist, make an appointment with Alaska Dentistry for Kids and give your children the TLC that their smiles deserve.

Committed to providing children with the best dental care around, Dr. Chris Coplin is more than capable of handling anything from routine cleaning and fillings to laser surgery for correcting tongue tie syndrome. The dental hygiene technicians at Alaska Dentistry for Kids give families the personalized care that most parents can only dream of, developing a relationship with each and every patient while teaching kids the ins and outs of oral care.

When you enter the offices of Alaska Dentistry for Kids, you can always expect to be greeted by their trained staff. After checking in, your child will be promptly seen by Dr. Chris Coplin, who's always eager to meet with you and ensure that your kid's teeth and gums are in their best shape. As preferred providers for MetLife, United Concordia, Medicaid, and Denali Kid Care, Alaska Dentistry for Kids is both affordable and convenient. 

From infants and toddlers to school children and teens, Alaska Dentistry for Kids is dedicated to your children's dental health from birth all the way up through high school graduation. Capable of performing important dental x-rays, root canals, and even tooth extractions, this dentist is committed to ensuring that your kids get off to a good start in dental care, helping them develop life-long habits to serve them throughout adulthood.

Make your child's first dentist appointment today by calling Alaska Dentistry for Kids at (907) 274-2525, or visit them online for more information.

Announcements & Events from Alaska Dentistry for Kids
Children's Dentistry: 3 Common Causes of Gum Bleeding, Anchorage, Alaska
Naturally, seeing blood in the sink after your child brushes their teeth is cause for concern for any parent. Caused by a variety of issues from diet to gum disease, bleeding gums ca...read more
Kids’ Dental Care Tips: 3 Healthy Summer Snacks, Anchorage, Alaska
Diet has a direct effect on your children’s oral health. You can help them maintain strong teeth and healthy gums by ensuring they get plenty of vitamins and nutrients and by schedul...read more
Anchorage Children’s Dentist Reveals the Truth About Thumb Sucking, Anchorage, Alaska
We’ve all witnessed a child sucking his or her thumb and have probably wondered about the habit and its dental repercussions. What do children’s dentists think about the pr...read more
Kids' Dentist Shares 3 Tips for Avoiding Acid Erosion, Anchorage, Alaska
Eating too much sugar is not the only cause of tooth decay—eating acidic foods can also wear down the enamel that protects the soft layers of your tooth. Kids’ dentists know the best...read more
FAQ: How to Treat Tongue Tie & Lip Tie in Infants, Anchorage, Alaska
Tongue tie and lip tie are prevalent, often interrelated conditions that affect a baby’s ability to breastfeed and thrive physically. In most cases, they also cause pain and imp...read more
  Tongue tie is a condition found in infants and children in which the lingual frenulum—the cord that runs from the underside of the tongue to the floor of the mouth—restricts ...read more
As a parent, it’s natural to become concerned when your child exhibits any new or unfamiliar behaviors. Teeth grinding, also referred to as bruxism, is a common habit in children, an...read more
Unfortunately, the morning breath monster doesn’t only come creeping out in the AM. Bad breath can strike at any time of day—but there are some steps you can take to stave it off. He...read more
As a parent, you take every precaution to ensure your child remains healthy and safe. However, sometimes, accidents just happen. Whether your child chips a tooth on a glass of water ...read more
About every three months or so, it comes time to buy your child a new toothbrush. While your little one would be happy with anything depicting their favorite animated character, this...read more
Did you know that around 30 to 40 million Americans avoid seeing the dentist simply out of fear? First-time dental visits can be an uneasy experience for both children and adults. Fo...read more
Regular checkups at the dentist are an important part of oral health, especially for children. The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends visits to the children’s dentist...read more
As you and your child are making New Year’s resolutions for 2017, the kids’ dental care team at Alaska Dentistry for Kids in Anchorage recommends adding some oral hygiene h...read more
Making dental hygiene fun for kids will encourage them to focus on their oral health, paving the way for a lifetime of healthy checkups. In facts, kids’ dentists are t...read more
With so many unhealthy snacks marketed to appeal to children, it might seem like cavities are inevitable. Luckily, that’s not the case. A reputable kids’ den...read more
As a parent, you want your kids to be healthy in every way, and the importance of a nutritious diet, regular exercise, and sound dental care are obvious. After all, a healthy mo...read more
When it comes to taking care of their children’s teeth, Dr. Chris Coplin of Anchorage’s Alaska Dentistry for Kids says many parents aren’t sure which toothbrushes and toothpaste...read more
While many people are afflicted by cavities, kids and teens in the U.S. possess more than any other demographic in the country. A direct result of tooth decay, cavities can lead to s...read more
Eventually, your child’s baby teeth will fall out, and new, adult teeth will push their way through the gums. Today, the children’s dentist and expert team at Alaska Dentistry f...read more
Not all dental providers are alike, and that stands true for kid’s dentists as well. Children need extra care and specialized procedures that differ from adult dentistry, and Al...read more
Teamwork is the secret to success when it comes to your kid’s dental care. A trusted children’s dentist in Anchorage—such as Alaska Dentistry for Kids—can provide the services and co...read more
Does your child complain about a toothache? The kiddie toothbrush and toothpaste they are using might not be enough to clean their teeth properly. Alaska Dentistry for Kids, a premie...read more
School is back in session. By now, you’ve probably already crossed off all the items on your child’s school supplies list, but the experts at Alaska Dentistry for Kids suggest making...read more
If you have a child with special needs, you know it takes a more specialized approach to medical care to keep them healthy and thriving. Alaska Dentistry for Kids, Anchorage’s leadin...read more
Many parents are surprised to learn their children can get cavities as soon as their baby teeth begin emerge. At any sign of tooth decay, it’s important to visit a trusted children’s...read more
Every parent wants the best nutrition for their kids. When it comes to their teeth, eating well is important. Alaska Dentistry for Kids says parents should be aware of what food...read more
When babies start teething, it’s common for them to feel some pain. An experienced children’s dentist often reminds parents that gels and other remedies made for adults aren’t necess...read more
An upper lip tie is an unfortunate situation that can cause latching problems for nursing infants. Excess tissue attaches the lips to the mouth, which restricts certain movements of ...read more
If your baby is nearing their first birthday it’s time to think about scheduling baby’s first dentist appointment! The enthusiastic kids dentists at Alaska Dentistry for Kids special...read more
Like all caring parents, you want to make sure your child is healthy. When it comes to getting enough nutrients, gummy vitamins can be a great way to supplement a child's diet. The e...read more
Alaska Dentistry for Kids is a full-service children’s dentistry practice in Anchorage, AK. One of the many specialized dental services they provide to their patients is tongue ...read more
It’s great to see your kids being active; whether they’re into soccer, football, basketball, or gymnastics, you know the experience of being involved in sports is important and forma...read more
When it comes to kid's dental care, routines that promote good oral health and hygiene should be established early in a child’s life. Visits to a pediatric dentist are critical to th...read more
It's very important to have quality dental care for your entire family, but when it comes to your kids, it's also vital to choose a dentist that they like and you trust. If you’re no...read more
On the surface, thumb sucking seems harmless. However, according to the kid's dental care providers at Alaska Dentistry for Kids in Anchorage, when children continue to suck the...read more
Scheduling a dentist appointment for your infant, even if they only have one or two teeth, is important for their overall health. You can easily make your child’s first dental appoin...read more
Your kids’ teeth are precious. Even though they are going to be replaced with adult teeth one day, it’s imperative to instill good habits while your children are young. One of these ...read more
There is never a convenient time for accidents and emergencies. Alaska Dentistry for Kids is there for any dental emergencies for Anchorage children, providing a wide array of servic...read more
Dr. Chris Coplin and his experienced dental staff from Alaska Dentistry for Kids in Anchorage, AK, are committed to promoting healthy oral habits from the moment your child’s fi...read more
An upper lip-tie is when the upper lip is fused to the upper gum to a degree that the upper lip is prevented from flaring out or curling—a movement that is necessary for breastfeedin...read more
It’s not hard to convince an adult to take care of their teeth and gums. Who doesn’t want healthy, bright teeth? Well, kids aren’t always so easily convinced. After all, what’s more ...read more
Getting your kids to take care of their teeth can sometimes be a struggle, but in addition to routine brushing and flossing, there are other, more enjoyable ways to build a bright sm...read more
Alaska Dentistry for Kids provides excellent children’s dentistry to clients in the Anchorage, AK, area. From cleanings and fillings to special needs dentistry and tongue-tie la...read more
Many people know the phrase tongue-tied to mean speechless or confused, usually as a form of shyness or embarrassment. The term comes from the condition tongue-tie or ankyloglos...read more
To ensure you have a million-watt smile later in life, it’s important to have regular dentist appointments as a kid. When parents in Anchorage, Alaska, want the best dental care for ...read more
As we wind down 2015 we want to take a moment to thank each of you friends and patients for the amazing year we had taking care of your children's dental needs.  It is an honor ...read more
From suckling struggles for babies to speech difficulties for children, tongue ties cause all kinds of complications. Luckily, fixing a tongue tie is becoming increasingly easy. ...read more
Early experiences at the dentist shape a person’s entire oral health future. Kids who have a bad experience at the dentist will be less likely to seek dental treatment later in life,...read more
When it’s time to take your child who has special needs to the dentist, "kids' dental care" takes on a whole new meaning. You need a children's dentist who is not only skilled but al...read more
Flossing has been proven to be greatly beneficial to your teeth, so why is it so hard for everyone to make it a daily habit, especially when it comes to kids? Thankfully, children's ...read more
Alaska Dentistry for Kids is the best in kids' dental care, and they are changing the dentist stigma one kid at a time. The kind professionals at Alaska Dentistry for Kids work hard ...read more
Parents have a tremendous opportunity to help their children learn the ins and outs of excellent oral care. In the laid-back atmosphere of Alaska Dentistry for Kids in Anchorage, you...read more
Tongue-ties and lip-ties are common afflictions in infants, and while they can cause serious discomfort for nursing mothers, they are fortunately very easy to fix. The experienced de...read more
While it may not be the easiest task, it’s tremendously important to teach your kids proper dental hygiene habits. For children, learning proper brushing and flossing will lead to a ...read more