Michael Sanders, DMD, DICOI
Dr. Michael Sanders grew up in Fairbanks, Alaska, playing hockey, soccer and developing a love of Alaska and the great outdoors. He obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in biology at the University of Alaska, Anchorage and then traveled to Boston University’s School of Dental Medicine to obtain his DMD degree. Dr. Sanders graduated magna cum laude in 2001 and then accepted a residency in advanced dentistry with the US Army. Dr. Sanders gained extensive training in all facets of dentistry including cosmetics, implantology and surgical procedures during this intensive residency. Upon completion of the program, Dr. Sanders was stationed at Fort Wainwright in his hometown of Fairbanks. Dr. Sanders continued to obtain advanced dental education and experience and used every bit of his training when he was deployed in support of Operation Iraqi/Enduring Freedom. After completion of his military obligation, Dr. Sanders and his family moved back to his wife’s hometown of Eagle River where he currently maintains his private practice.
Dr. Sanders has dedicated himself to excellence in his work and continues to receive advanced training in restorative, preventative and cosmetic dentistry as well as implantology and advanced oral surgical procedures. He has trained with some of the leaders in their respective fields throughout the country. He received his Fellowship from the prestigious California Implant Institute in 2010, and he maintains active memberships with the following organizations:
- American Dental Association
- Alaska Dental Society
- Anchorage Dental Society
- American Dental Society of Anesthesiology
- American Academy of Implant Dentistry
- International Congress of Oral Implantology
- American Academy of General Dentistry
- International Congress of Oral Implantologists
In his free time, Dr. Sanders enjoys spending time with his wife, Amy, whom he married in 1993, and their three very active children. Dr. Sanders also coaches several youth soccer teams, enjoys white water rafting trips, fly-fishing, hunting and downhill skiing.
Michael Fuller, DDS, FICOI
Dr. Michael Fuller, FICOI, began dental school at the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry, San Francisco, California, in 1975. Upon graduation, in 1978, he entered the Air Force Dental Service and served in active duty until 1986. He remained serving as a dentist in the Air Force Reserve until reaching retirement as a Lt. Colonel in 1996. In addition to being licensed in Alaska, he has license to practice dentistry in Wyoming and South Dakota.
Dr. Fuller moved to Eagle River with the Air Force in 1982. Upon separation from active duty service, he began a private general practice locally in 1986. He practiced in Eagle River until he sold his practice in 2005. He holds membership in the American Academy of Implant certification and membership in the International Congress of Oral Implantology. He attended and graduated from the L.D. Pankey Institute continuum studies from 1989 until 1995 and has been a member of the Academy of Operative Dentistry since 1999. He also served on the Anchorage Dental Society Peer Review Committee since 1991; reviewing, mediating and arbitrating cases brought before the committee. Dr. Fuller has been married to his wife, Barb, for thirty-three years. They have two daughters, Kelsey and Jamie. Both girls work in the healthcare field.
Alfred Land III, DMD
Dr. Alfred M. Land III, a general dentist with 31 years of experience, completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Oregon, in Eugene, in 1980. He graduated from the Oregon Health Sciences University School of Dentistry in Portland, Oregon, in 1984.
Dr. Land served six years in the United States Navy as a Naval Dental Officer. He was stationed in Lemoore, California; Adak, Alaska; Bremerton, Washington; and Guam, M.I. Dr. Land returned to Alaska in 1990 and began private practice in Wasilla. He opened his Eagle River office in 1997.
Dr. Land grew up in Central Oregon and attended both Junior and Senior High School in Bend, Oregon.
Dr. Land maintains memberships in many professional organizations including the Academy of General Dentistry. His interests include photography, fishing, shooting sports, and touring motorcycles, as well as classic and performance cars. Dr. Land is extensively involved in continuing education, with over 750 hours completed since 1990.
Dr. Land provides general and family dentistry for his patients and looks forward to meeting you.
Alfred M. Land IV, DMD
Dr. Alfred Land IV was born in Springfield, Oregon, and grew up in Eagle River, Alaska. He spent time enjoying the outdoors through fishing and hiking. He attended Chugiak High School and earned his Bachelor of Science in natural sciences from the University of Alaska Anchorage. Dr. Land then attended Oregon Health and Sciences University in Portland, Oregon, where he received his DMD degree. Dr. Land is a member of the Academy of General Dentistry and extensively involved in continuing education. Dr. Land and his wife, Heather, love the outdoors. They spend their free time hiking, fishing, camping, and cycling. They are also involved in the Great Dane Club of Alaska with their Dane, Vardiman. They have two wonderful children.
Richard E. Mounce, DDS – Endodontist
Dr. Richard Mounce is originally from Portland, Oregon. He completed his Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry at the University of Santa Clara. He attended Northwestern Dental School for his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree, graduating in 1985, before earning his Certificate in Endodontics from Oregon Health Sciences University in 1991. He has many years of experience in both private practice and as a clinical and staff endodontist.
Dr. Mounce has published articles in a number of global publications and has lectured extensively in both the United States and abroad, giving presentations in Japan, Nepal, Cambodia, Russia, Canada, Korea, England, Mexico, Portugal, Italy, Holland, Belgium, Greece, Ireland, Poland, Dubai, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Spain, Jordan, Bulgaria, Serbia, Singapore, Philippines, Brazil, and India.
Dr. Mounce is a member of the American Association of Endodontists.