Dental Emergencies

Important Notice: APD Practice Policy during Covid-19

Dear Anchorage Pediatric Dentistry Families,

In light of the most recent recommendations from the President of the United States, the CDC, the American Dental Association, the Alaska Dental Society, and the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services we will be closing our office until April 1. We will however remain open and available for all dental emergencies and urgent procedures.

Significant dental decay or oral disease, abscess, and oral/facial injury are considered urgent/emergent needs due to the possibility of severe pain, infection, and loss of function.

Because of this, we encourage you to call us if your child is experiencing any pain, swelling, abscess, or any other signs of significant oral disease or infection. Also please call us if your child is involved in any accident resulting in a significant oral injury.

If your child has a scheduled evaluation or treatment visit (including treatment with or without sedation) that involves urgent/emergent care please contact our office so that we can make sure that your child’s emergent treatment needs are met. Our office will be working diligently to make sure that we address the emergent needs of our pediatric patients during this time of national emergency.

We appreciate your understanding during this difficult time and we are available if you have any questions or concerns. Our phone lines will remain open at 907-562-1003 and you can email questions to our office manager at

The Team at Anchorage Pediatric Dentistry

Dr Brant Darby DDS

Dr. J. Brant Darby graduated with honors from The Master’s College with a degree in Biology. He completed his dental training at the University of Nebraska College of Dentistry, followed by a pediatric dental residency at University of Nebraska Medical Center. He actively served as a dental officer in the United States Army for eight years.

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