drnileDr. Ersland graduated from Creighton University School of Dentistry in 1971. Upon graduating from dental school he entered the United States Navy. He served with the Marine Corps as a dentist during the early part of his military service. In 1974, he entered a fellowship training program in oral surgery at Oakland Naval Hospital.

Dr. Ersland came to Alaska in 1976 with his wife Chris. They have two great children, Ryan and Erin. As Alaskans, they enjoy their family cabin, fishing, hunting, and whatever sport happens to be in season. Christine Ersland has been a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner in Anchorage for many years.

Professional Focus

Dr. Ersland specializes in comprehensive family dentistry and our office offers a full array of dental treatment options. From routine restorative needs to complicated restoration of serious problems. You are assured that post-doctoral training at the best educational facilities in the country are aiding in his council and advice regarding his care recommendations. Dr. Ersland can provide wonderful options for optimizing your smile, and accomplishing the ‘look’ you may have always wanted.

Dr. Ersland has attended the L.D. Pankey Institute for Advanced Dental Education, the Las Vegas Institute of Advance Dental Studies, and Dr. Gordon Christianson’s Clinical Education Study Program. They provide a wealth of updated information and research to complement 30 years of clinical experience.

Dr. Ersland and his staff are committed to individual attention that will comfortably provide the most stressful types of care, such as root canal therapy, in a relaxed and confident atmosphere. His techniques will allow the most apprehensive person to obtain the dentistry they would like to have in order to keep their teeth, and be proud of their appearance. Sedation for apprehensive patients is available, and is completely safe.


The Academy of General Dentistry


Advanced Restorative Therapy for Osseointegrated Dental Implants


2525 Gambell Street Ste. 304
Anchorage, Alaska
Phone: 907-276-1621
Fax: 907-279-0562

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Office Hours for appointments:

Monday - Friday
8:00AM to 5:00PM