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Dental Health Activity Alaska

Dental Health Activity Alaska

Pacific Health Dental Health Command Pacific Dental Health Activity Alaska



Dental Health Activity Alaska (DENTAC-AK) is responsible for providing comprehensive dental care to all Active-Duty Soldiers that are a part of United States Army Alaska (USARAK).

DENTAC-AK located at Fort Wainwright and Joint Base Elemendorf-Richardson, consists of three dental clinics with the mission of taking care of more than 10,000 Soldiers in USARAK. All military dental specialties are represented. DENTAC-AK provides the entire scope of dental services for all Soldiers assigned to USARAK. DENTAC-AK is staffed with 19 dental officers, 47 enlisted Soldiers, 24 civilian assistants and 6 dental hygienists. Fort Wainwright Dental Health Activity and Joint Base Elemedorf-Richardson are committed to supporting the mission of the U.S. Army in Alaska and to serving our communities.


  • Oral Surgery
  • Endodontics
  • Prosthodontics
  • Periodontics
  • General and Comprehensive Dentistry


DENTAC-AK partners with the American Red Cross and Central Texas College to support training for aspiring dental assistants.


  • Michael Helmbrecht, DDS
  • Andrew Wappett, DMD
  • Four Corners Dental Group
  • North Pole Dental
  • Anchorage Midtown Dental Center
  • Alaska Advanced Dentistry
  • South Anchorage Dental Center
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