Dentist in Anchorage Credits His Practice’s Success to Teamwork

Healthy Smiles Dental, based out of Anchorage, Alaska, has seen the practice grow substantially since its inception in August of 2010. Dr. Terry J. Preece, Healthy Smiles Dental’s founder, gives credit to much of that success to the talented staff that he has in place around him. This team effort at Healthy Smiles has made them one of the most popular general dentistry practices in the Anchorage area.

Dr. Preece says, “Sure I bring over 40-years of experience to my dental practice and always make it a point to stay up to date on the latest and best dental treatments, but none of that would matter if I was not surrounded by caring and talented people here at Healthy Smiles Dental. I am blessed to have a support staff that helps us check off all of the boxes when it comes to providing great dental care in a friendly and family-like atmosphere. I can’t thank them enough for their contributions which have made us so successful at what we do.”

The dental practice’s founder first mentioned the contributions that Danielle brings to their clinical team. He says it’s impossible for him to be in so many places at once during a workday and by having her as a dental assistant she can nicely fill in the gaps. Dr. Preece lauded not only her effort but the personable way that she goes about performing her assigned dentistry tasks. According to the doctor, Jenekah has also been a rock when it comes to making a working schedule that is manageable and, in her efforts, to promote the clinic. He also mentioned the work that the business administrator Debbie does and how valuable her 40-years of dental office experience has meant to Healthy Smiles Success.

Dr. Preece also took the time to discuss some of the many services that Healthy Smiles Dental provides. It all starts with their cosmetic dentistry services. He said that these treatments center around creating positive changes to one’s teeth and to enhance a person’s confidence in their smile. Their cosmetic dentistry treatments include porcelain crowns and bridges, dental implants, closing spaces & gaps, and tooth-colored fillings. The clinic’s founding dentist added that they also specialize in sedation dentistry and teeth whitening and they offer the most comprehensive dental services in the area. More details about the dental services that were discussed above and the other treatments that this clinic offers can be seen here at

This Anchorage-based dental practice also gets rave reviews from those who have received treatment from them. On their Google Maps Business Listing alone, they rate an impressive 4.9 out of a possible 5-stars on the over 200 reviews that have been left on their dental services. That is way above average for any type of dental office or clinic because of the variety of difficult tasks that dentists are asked to perform every day. Joan Mares stated, “The best dentist I've ever been to. I felt like I was at home! Everyone was very friendly and the dentist did an awesome job alleviating my pain. He told me that he could save my teeth when other dentists I met recommended to get them pulled. I'm so glad I found this place. I'll definitely keep going to them because the DDS is very experienced and very nice!”

Dr. Preece acknowledged that they try to help their patients in any way that they can with their dental needs. That includes seeing patients right away without an appointment if they have an urgent dental problem. He says that’s all part of the family type atmosphere that they have always tried to create at Healthy Smiles Dental. Alicia Bell wrote this after they took care of an urgent tooth need for her, “I was able to get in quickly for a chipped tooth and walked out with a repair the same day! Dr. Preece takes great care of his patients and I would recommend him without reservation.”

For those that would like more information on this dentist in Anchorage, they can call them, send them an email, or fill out the ‘schedule an appointment’ form that’s found on their website’s homepage.


For more information about Healthy Smiles Dental, contact the company here:

Healthy Smiles Dental
Dr. Terry J. Preece
12501 Old Seward Hwy Suite C
Anchorage, AK 99515