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:
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.
Dr. Michael Sanders is the only diplomate of the American Board of Oral Implantology/Implant Dentistry currently in Alaska. At Eagle Summit Dental Group, we know that missing teeth can harm your oral health and ruin your smile. Our caring dentists offer dental implants to help restore the appearance and function of your teeth after you have lost a tooth.