Homer, Alaska

Preventive Dental Services PC

Preventive Dental Services PC

549 Grubstake Ave
Homer, AK 99603
(907) 235-1286
Preventive Dental Services PC, Dentists, Health and Beauty, Homer, Alaska

For the best dental care, look no further than Preventive Dental Services. With two locations in Homer and Barrow, AK, the premier dental clinic offers a broad range of top-quality general and cosmetic dentistry services with prices their patients can afford. Whether you’re dealing with a toothache or need a routine cleaning, Preventive Dental Services is the one-stop destination for all your oral health care needs.

Preventive Dental Services offers a comprehensive list of dental treatments and services, including:

  • General Dentistry: Their general dentistry services include dental checkups, routine teeth cleanings, and digital X-rays, along with oral hygiene instructions for patients of all ages.
  • Cosmetic Dentistry: Teeth whitening, cosmetic fillings, and veneers, to restore your beautiful smile and help you maintain good oral hygiene.
  • Dental Emergencies: If you’re suffering from tooth pain or other alarming symptoms, the dental experts are equipped to handle dental emergencies and prevent any additional damage. 
  • Orthodontics: Orthodontic services to offer you or your children with a range of teeth alignment options, including braces and Invisalign.

The Preventive Dental Services, PC team strives to create a comfortable and stress-free environment for their patients. They take the time to get to know their patients and make their experience a pleasant one. The offices are also equipped with state-of-the-line technology from 3D imaging to laser dentistry.

If you’re ready to schedule your initial dental exam, call Preventive Dental Services, PC at (907) 235-1286 to set up an appointment, or visit their website to learn more about the practice and the services they offer.

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