Dr. Terry Preece, DDS

Dr. Terry Preece, DDS

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Dr. Terry Preece, DDS is a dentistry practitioner in Anchorage, AK and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from University of Washington in 1980 and practices dentistry.Read his story

12501 Old Seward Hwy Ste C

Anchorage, AK 99515

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  • Cigna
  • MetLife

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Dr. Preece's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Preece "Dr. Terry J. Preece is an Anchorage Dentist who graduated from the University of Washington School of Dentistry in 1980. He started and maintained a successful private general practice with an emphasis on cosmetics in Layton, Utah for 28 years.In 2008 he moved to SE Alaska, to the island of Wrangell, where he practiced at a community health center. Being the only dentist on the island, he provided a wide array of dental services for the entire population of 1,800 people. In August of 2010, he and his family moved to Anchorage, where he began practicing at his current location, the Healthy Smiles Dental.Dr. Preece attends extensive continuing education courses and is deeply committed to providing high-quality, comprehensive, full-care dentistry in Anchorage AK. Dr. Terry Preece enjoys hunting, fishing, skiing, golfing, and spending time with his family. He is an active member of his church. He has been married for 41 years and is the father of three children."
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This content was provided by Dr. Preece "I and my team will always offer you the same high quality care that we would offer a member of our own families. We will listen to your concerns, perform a comprehensive exam, discuss all the options and then let you decide which option will work best for your situation. We strive to always be gentle, patient and caring and do our best to make your visit as comfortable and pleasant as possible. We have a beautiful, new state-of-the-art office which helps us offer you the best care possible."

1  Practice Areas

  • Dentistry

52  Conditions Treated

  • Abscess
  • Alveolar Bone Loss
  • Bad Taste in Mouth
  • Bleeding Gums
  • Bonding Disorders
  • Broken Tooth
  • Canker Sore
  • Cavity
  • Chipped Tooth
  • Chronic Periodontitis
  • Cracked Tooth
  • Crooked Teeth
  • Dental Crowding
  • Dental Injury
  • Dry Mouth
  • Dry Tooth Socket
  • Edentulism
  • Excessive Tooth Wear
  • Gaps Between Teeth
  • Gingivitis
  • Gingivostomatitis
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Gum Disease
  • Gummy Smile (Oversized Gingiva)
  • Halitosis
  • Loose Teeth
  • Misaligned Teeth
  • Misshapen Teeth
  • Mouth Ulcer
  • Oral Infection
  • Periodontitis
  • Plaque
  • Receding Gums
  • Sensitive Teeth
  • Stained Teeth
  • Swollen Gums
  • Tartar Buildup
  • Teething
  • Tempormandibular Joint Pain
  • Thumb Sucking
  • Tooth Abrasion
  • Tooth Abscess
  • Tooth Attrition
  • Tooth Avulsion
  • Tooth Damage
  • Tooth Decay
  • Tooth Decay Caused by Acid Attack
  • Tooth Demineralization
  • Tooth Discoloration
  • Tooth Displacement
  • Tooth Loss
  • Toothache
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76  Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Amalgam Dental Fillings
  • Athletic Mouthguards
  • Bite Adjustment
  • Cancer Screening
  • Ceramic Dental Crowns
  • Complex Tooth Extraction
  • Composite Fillings
  • Cosmetic Oral Evaluation
  • Cosmetic Procedure
  • Dental Bonding
  • Dental Bridge
  • Dental Cleaning
  • Dental Crown
  • Dental Examination
  • Dental Filling
  • Dental Hygiene Services
  • Dental Implant
  • Dental Onlay
  • Dental Procedure
  • Dental Prophylaxis
  • Dental Restoration
  • Dental Sealant
  • Dental Veneer
  • Dental X-Ray
  • Denture Repair
  • Dentures
  • Digital X-Ray (CDR)
  • Diode Laser Soft Tissue Treatment
  • Electrosurgery
  • Endodontic Treatment
  • Extraction of Wisdom Tooth
  • Fluoride Treatment
  • Fluoride Varnish
  • Frenectomy
  • Full Mouth Reconstruction
  • Gum Disease Treatment
  • Gum Surgery
  • Implant-Supported Bridge
  • Implant-Supported Crown
  • Implant-Supported Dentures
  • Intraoral Camera
  • Local Anesthesia
  • Molar Endodontics
  • Mouthguards
  • Nightguard
  • Nitrous Oxide Administration
  • Nitrous Oxide Sedation
  • Non-Surgical Bite Correction
  • Non-Surgical Gum Treatment
  • Panorex FMX
  • Pediatric Dental Exam
  • Periodontal Exam
  • Pocket Depth Measurement
  • Porcelain Bridge
  • Porcelain Crown
  • Porcelain Fixed Bridges
  • Porcelain Veneers
  • Preseason Dental Exam
  • Removal of Bone Spur
  • Restoration of Dental Implants
  • Root Canal
  • Root Planing
  • Rotary Endodontics
  • Simple Tooth Extractions
  • Single Visit Root Canals
  • Snoring Prevention
  • Sterilization
  • Teeth Extraction
  • Teeth Polishing
  • Teeth Scaling
  • Teeth Whitening
  • Tooth-Conserving Dentistry
  • Traumatic Dental Injury Treatment
  • Ultrasonic Dental Cleaning
  • Upper Dentures
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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Education

  • University of Washington
    Medical School | Graduated 1980

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Preece has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Preece has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • Alaska Dental Society, Member
  • American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Member
  • American Dental Association, Member
  • Anchorage Dental Society, Member

Dr. Preece's Reviews

4.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Preece to family and friends
45 total reviews (38 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (45)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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Dr. Preece's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (38)

This was my first visit to Dr. Preece's practice and I was very impressed. The exam was the most comprehensive I have ever had and I've been through the "new patient" process six times in my adult life looking for the right dental care provider. Dr. Preece was both professional and personable and...more
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Very accommodating, friendly staff with high tech equipment. I usually don't like dentist but didn't feel any pain.
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It was a for a fix on my front tooth, but the way Dr Preece fitted my new crown it actually improved the looks of the tooth next to it. It really did improve my smile. His staff are competent and friendly.
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Very accommodating, friendly staff with high tech equipment. I usually don't like dentist but didn't feel any pain.
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Dr. Preece took the time to really evaluate my dental situation. He was so professional and explained everything in detail. This was one of the best dental experiences I have ever had. I am so glad I found Dr. Preece.
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