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About Us

General, Cosmetic, and Restorative Dentistry

Our Practice & Core Values

Since 1991, Anchorage Dental Group has been the leader and preferred provider of quality dental services to our patients in Anchorage and the surrounding areas. Our experienced dentists and staff offer comprehensive dental examinations and specialize in a wide array of cosmetic, preventative, general and specialized dental services.

In our mission to provide the best dental services possible, our doctors use only the most advanced, state-of-the-art technology available. We are committed to educating our patients and providing personalized dental services to the people of Anchorage. At our practice, you will find dental professionals who genuinely care about your health and are dedicated to providing exceptional service to everyone who walks through our door.

Schedule an appointment with an experienced dentist at our Anchorage office and give your smile the level of care and attention it deserves.


  • Family Dental Services
  • Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Emergency Dental Care
  • Dental Implants
  • Dentures and Denture Repair

Meet Dr. James Hyer, DMD

Dr. James Hyer DMD has considered himself an Alaskan since 1989, upon his first arrival here while serving in the army as a dentist. He was born and raised in Eugene, Oregon and went to undergraduate at the University of Oregon. Dr. Hyer graduated dental school at Oregon Health Sciences in Portland, Oregon in 1985. He spent many years mentoring athletes while coaching high school football in Anchorage, and is the proud father of his daughter, Piper, who is currently attending engineering school at California Polytechnic State University.

Throughout his 30+ years as a practicing dentist, Dr. Hyer enjoys the many outdoor activities this wonderful state has to offer and has actually learned to fish! He is enthusiastic about ALL things dental, loves to be amongst people, is a kindhearted, caring man who considers himself fortunate to be working with a cast (staff) of all-stars! Dr. Hyer’s main focus is to provide comprehensive and comfortable dentistry for each and every patient that he is privileged to encounter. In spite of his accomplishments, he has remained humble and compassionate.

30+ Years Experience

Dr. Hyer has over 30 years of dental experience working with patients throughout Alaska. He is often sought out for help or advise on extensive dental issues.

Quality Care

You should never have a negative experience with your dentist. This is why we strive for high quality care to every single one of our patients.

Highly Reviewed

Dr. Mark R Laurin and Dr. James Hyer are highly reviewed doctors in Alaska. The practice has multiple 5-star reviews posted by past and present patients.

Dental Care for The Whole Family

We offer dental care for the entire family from your youngest to your oldest. 


Adult Care


Child Care


Orthodontic Care

We are A Full Service Dental Practice

We believe you should be able to find all of the dental care you need under one roof. We provide dental cleanings, x-rays, fillings, cosmetic, dentures, implants, as well as emergency dental care for the entire family.


General Cleaning

Implants & Restoration

Fillings & Cosmetic

You’re In good Hands

Over 30 years of dental experience..

With over 30 years of dental experience you can trust the knowledge and experience of our doctors. We don’t strive to be just like every other practice in Anchorage, but to stand out as a practice that truly cares for your dental health.

An honest and open discussion of your dental needs is where it all starts. Call our office to schedule a free consultation with our dentist. If you don’t like what you see you can be on your way, but we trust you will love our practice from the moment you arrive to the moment you leave.

We would love to meet you and your family and to keep the legacy of Mark R. Laurin living on. You can read more about the founder of our practice here.

“We started looking for a different family dental practice in Anchorage and after trying out a few other dentists over the years we settled down with Anchorage Dental Group. Super easy to get to just off Seward Hwy and E Diamond Blvd with ample parking. Our three younger children enjoy Dr. Hyer and the staff is always friendly. They have made sure our insurance is taken and our cleanings, X-rays and exams are all done at the same time, which saves us from having to make 5 separate visits. Other dental practices we went too seemed to be too busy or could never ‘fit’ us all into their schedule so it became inconvenient. We have been telling our friends about Anchorage Dental Group and will continue going to this dentist for the foreseeable future”

Matthew S.

Anchorage, AK

“I went to Anchorage dental group because of a recommendation from a friend who just had lip injections. Her experience was so great it made me consider getting mine done for my upcoming wedding in June to feel my best on the big day. Immediately upon arrival, I was greeted with friendly staff and a very clean and cute office. As it was my first time having my lips done, I was nervous but the staff went above and beyond to make me feel calm and relaxed. They thoroughly explained each step of the way. The doctor took his time to ensure the look much more full and very natural that I was after was achieved properly. The result was fantastic, my lips Look much more full and very natural. I would highly recommend them to anyone looking to get Juvederm lip injections.”

Stephanie R.

Anchorage, AK

“Love this office! Recommended to me by a friend and I’ve been a patient since 2001. I also highly recommend this dental office to anyone looking for a caring dental team that works together like a well-oiled machine, and who stand by their care!”

Cherie T.

Anchorage, AK

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Business Hours

Monday-Thursday: 8am-5pm
Friday-Saturday: By Appointment Only

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Anchorage Dental Group