Welcome to OTTER DENTAL

It is our goal at Otter Dental to offer the very best dental care to our patients.

We work hard to keep our office up to date with the latest dental technologies. We also support our staff continuing its education so we are giving you the very best care that dentistry has to offer. We want to make sure that you have a smile which you are proud of.

We are dedicated to your comfort when you visit our office. We strive to give you a safe place to talk about your health. Our entire staff can help answer any questions you may have, no matter how silly you think they may be.

If you have any questions about how we can care for your teeth and mouth, please don’t hesitate to contact us today at (907) 452-7007.

Meet Our Doctors

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr.
    Erich C. Ott
    Doctor

    I’m a Fairbanks native.  I had other healthcare opportunities but decided on dentistry.  One of the reasons I chose dentistry is so I could return to Fairbanks and work in a family-oriented practice.  I want the opportunity to build relationships with some of the finest people in Fairbanks.  It’s my hope those relationships grown into friendships. Read More

Testimonials

What Our Clients Say About Us

    Love my dentist office they are efficient kind and gentle. They give the Best dental experience.

    Teresa M.

    Excellent service. Wonderful people. Proud to be his client. They have made my smile so much better than it was. Thank you all for not only being the best but for being my friends.

    Teresa Q.

    Great team who really cares about you and your needs! Gentle approach and understanding of financial considerations while recommending the best treatment plan.

    Kim H.

Featured Articles

Read about helpful topics

  • Bridges

    When you lose a tooth, it affects not just the appearance, but the function of your smile. It can be difficult to eat or speak naturally Extra stress is put on your remaining teeth You’re at greater risk for developing gum disease Your remaining teeth can shift out of position, causing bite problems The ...

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  • Orthodontic Retention

    Getting your braces off is definitely a cause for celebration. You can finally enjoy your new smile after all that work and effort! But getting your braces off isn’t the end of treatment. Once your braces come off, you will enter the retention period of treatment. During the retention period, you will ...

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  • Inlays and Onlays

    Inlays and onlays are indirect restorations used to repair molars and premolars damaged by decay or trauma. Inlays and onlays fit more securely and last longer than fillings, strengthen compromised teeth, and preserve more natural tooth structure than crowns. An inlay is used to restore the center of ...

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  • Dental Implants

    If you have recently dealt with an injury or disease that affected your oral health, there are options available to recover the smile you once had. You may even be able to achieve a better smile than the one you had. Dental implants make it possible to renew your smile if you have lost some teeth. There ...

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  • Tooth Decay Prevention

    What is tooth decay? Tooth decay begins with the Streptococcus mutans bacteria. These bacteria join with food particles and fluids in the mouth to create plaque, a constantly forming biofilm which sticks to the surface of tooth enamel. The bacteria in plaque convert the sugars in our foods into lactic ...

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  • Root Canal Treatment

    Every tooth has two sections: a crown, the visible part of the tooth above the gum line, and one or more roots, which anchor the teeth within the jaw. Each tooth has three basic layers: an outer layer of hard enamel (which protects the crown) or cementum (which covers the root), a middle layer of softer ...

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  • Fillings

    The bacteria in plaque produce acids that erode tooth enamel, eventually creating a hole, or cavity, in the tooth surface. Left untreated, this decay can spread to the interior of the tooth, and might lead to the need for a crown, a root canal, or even extraction. When caught early, your dentist can ...

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  • Veneers

    A dental veneer is a thin, durable porcelain shell that is custom-fabricated to cover the front of a tooth. Veneers can restore the appearance of teeth with chips, cracks, and stains, can close small gaps between the teeth, and can reshape misshapen or slightly misaligned teeth. Veneers are a popular ...

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  • Educational Videos

    Take a few minutes to watch our educational videos and learn more about different dental treatments and procedures. Video topics include general & cosmetic dentistry, Implants, oral health and hygiene, orthodontics and preventative dentistry. ...

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  • Laser Decay Diagnostics

    Using lasers, dentists can detect tooth decay that is not yet visible and would otherwise be undiagnosed using traditional methods. Laser cavity detection is based on the fact that healthy tooth structure reflects light, or “fluoresces,” differently than does decayed tooth structure. Teeth with decay ...

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Hours of Operation

Our Regular Schedule

Monday:

8:00 am-4:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-4:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-4:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-4:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-12:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed