Dr. Todd Haskin

Dentist

Dr. Todd chose the field of dentistry to be able to connect with patients one on one and for the ability to form strong, lifelong relationships with them. Growing up in Minnesota, Dr. Todd volunteered to serve his community, earned his Eagle Scout award, and enjoyed the outdoors. Dr. Todd received his Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience from Brigham Young University and his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from Western University of Health Sciences.

Dr. Todd met his wife during dental school and he immediately began visiting her home state of Alaska and fell in love with the state. Dr. Todd requested to be stationed at Fort Wainwright, Alaska where he served as a dentist in the Army. Dr. Todd and his family love being part of the tight-knit, down-to-earth community of Fairbanks. After finishing his Army service, it was a natural transition to continue to serve as a dentist with his friends, family, and amazing community in Fairbanks.

Dr. Todd believes in involving the patient every step of the way in treatment and utilizing the newest technology to educate and treat his patients. He particularly loves helping children and families, patients who have high anxiety, patients who suffer from TMJ problems and leaving every person feeling better about themselves. He strongly believes in getting to know and treating the whole person, not just the teeth.

Dr. Todd’s biggest success in life is his marriage to his beautiful wife, Nikki. Together, their greatest joy is helping their children learn and grow. When not at the practice, you can find Dr. Todd with his family hiking, running, and fishing.


Dr. Nikki Haskin

Dentist

Dr. Nikki was born in Alaska and jokes she has “dual citizenship” since she spent part of her childhood in Alaska and part in Arizona. Alaska has always been where her heart is though, and after high school, she returned to Alaska to attend the University of Alaska, Anchorage. At UAA is where she developed a love for the sciences and dentistry. She obtained a degree in Biology from UAA then had to once again temporarily leave Alaska to attend dental school.

Dr. Nikki graduated with a Doctor of Dental Medicine from Western University of Health Sciences in California. During dental school is where she met her now husband and work partner, Todd. She helped Todd fall in love with Alaska as well and they both moved to Fairbanks after dental school graduation.

After dental school, Dr. Nikki pursued her passion for public health and pediatric dentistry at Tanana Chiefs Conference. Dr. Nikki loves seeing her patients transform their smiles and their lives. She is funny and caring with all her patients of any age and especially loves connecting with children and helping them overcome their fears at the dentist. Dr. Nikki is happy to now be a part of the family business, continuing to serve Alaskans with their dental needs.

Nikki loves the tight-knit community of Fairbanks and the beauty of all of the seasons. In the warmer months, you will find her with her green thumb in her garden and enjoying walks outside with her family. In the winter, you will find her playing with her children and family both outdoors and indoors. Nikki also enjoys working out, doing crafts with her children, and playing with her two cats.


Dr. Roxana Mirabal

Dentist

Dr. Roxana Mirabal started her career in 2001 when she took a position as a part-time dental assistant in a pediatric practice. She quickly realized she loved the teamwork approach and one on one patient interactions dentistry offered. She decided to pursue more training in the field, completing an Associate in Dental Hygiene in 2003. She later obtained her Bachelor of Science in Genetics from The University of Georgia and applied to dental school. She was accepted to The Medical College of Georgia School of Dentistry and graduated in 2009 with her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree.

Shortly after graduation, Dr. Mirabal was excited for the opportunity to work as a dentist in Alaska. Her position included traveling to provide care to remote interior communities, as well as providing services in Fairbanks. She was thrilled to get to see this beautiful state and serve amazing people. Dr. Mirabal enjoys performing a wide range of procedures on patients of all ages. She is passionate about providing a good treatment experience. She believes in empowering patients to take charge of their oral health through education.
Dr. Mirabal and her husband, Dominic, have made Fairbanks their permanent home and are happy to be raising their two daughters here. They love all the natural beauty and great friends they’ve met. Dr. Mirabal enjoys photography, cooking with her children, and spending time outdoors with her family.


Dr. Taylor Case

Dentist

Dr. Taylor Case was born and raised in the great state of Minnesota. He grew up loving sports and the outdoors. Dr. Case attended the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul Minnesota where he played football his freshman year. It was after he decided he wanted to pursue a career in dentistry that Dr. Case figured it would be best to stop bashing his head into other human beings on the field and risk breaking any fingers. However, he continued to stay very active in intramural sports throughout his undergraduate and graduate school years. Dr. Case received his Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry at UST and his Doctor of Dental Surgery from Creighton University in Omaha, Go Jays!

Dr. Case enjoys all facets of the dental field. The technical, the science, the human interaction–all of it. He has always envisioned being the type of dentist who makes an impact on his community. Not only in health, but in spirit. He currently serves in the United States Army and is grateful for the chance to make that impact on the lives of our brave soldiers stationed at Fort Wainwright. And now, he plans on making that same impact on the wonderful community of Fairbanks.

Dr. Case married his high school sweetheart, Mary Kate, in 2018 and they welcomed their beautiful baby girl, Piper, in Fall 2020. The Army has given them a tremendous opportunity to explore one of the most beautiful places in the world and they intend on taking full advantage. The Case Family enjoys hiking, hunting & fishing, sightseeing, and trying as many different restaurants as possible.


Dr. Rick Hill

Periodontist
Dr. Hill received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo in 2015, graduating summa cum laude. He is board certified in periodontology and dental implant surgery.

Dr. Hill completed his specialty certificate in periodontics through the US Army as well as a master’s degree in oral biology from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. He is trained in all aspects of periodontal care including treating periodontal disease, the placement and management of dental implants, advanced hard and soft tissue grafting techniques, sinus lift procedures, laser periodontal therapy, sedation dentistry, and oral pathology.

Recently completing his active duty commitments, Dr. Hill served as the Chief of Periodontics at Kamish Dental Clinic on Fort Wainwright from 2019-2022.


Dr. Julianne Browning

Dentist
Dr. Julianne Browning was born and raised in Las Vegas, Nevada and always dreamed of working in a healthcare field. From a young age she was interested in dentistry and always loved going to see her family dentist. She had a natural affinity towards science and decided to pursue a bachelors degree in biology at UNLV. While working towards her bachelors degree she worked in a bakery, filled in as a substitute teacher, and tutored organic chemistry. She was also the social chair of her honor society and coordinated events for her fellow classmates. In 2014 she received her B.S. in Biology and began pursuing her Doctorate in Dental Medicine from UNLV. Four years later she graduated with her degree and accepted her first job at a cosmetic dental practice in Henderson, Nevada. Dr Julianne and her husband were relocated to Eielson Airforce base and have lived in the greater Fairbanks area since 2020.

Dr. Julianne has many hobbies outside of dentistry. She has been playing piano since age 7, is an avid baker (turned master chef – specifically vegetarian based dishes), and loves being active. She practices yoga, enjoys hiking, and dances country two step. On the weekends you can find her taking her kids to Fly trampoline park or out at the dog park with her two pembroke welsh corgis, Evee and Oliver. She is very excited to be serving the greater Alaska area and be part of the Fairbanks Family Dental Care Team!


Dr. Emer Bajuelos

Dentist
Dr. Emer was born and raised in Cuba. In 2006 she moved to Miami, Florida where she completed her Bachelors of Science in Biology and Chemistry, graduating Summa Cum Laude. Dr. Emer went on to pursue her dental education at New York University and graduated in 2017. After graduation, she pursued enlistment into the US Army to provide service to our country, for the opportunity to travel the world, and to provide humanitarian assistance to lesser developed countries. Dr. Emer’s Army career took her to several places such as Fort Drum, NY and Egypt. In 2020, the Army moved her to Fairbanks where she and her husband now proudly call home.
In her free time, Dr. Emer enjoys hiking the Alaskan trails and exploring the wilderness with her husband, and together, they like to tour national parks and be outside. She also enjoys art, listening to music and cooking. She is proud of her Cuban culture and routinely makes traditional Cuban cuisine!


Amanda

Lead Dental Hygienists

Amanda was born and raised in Texas. She spent her spare time working with her dad and grandparents at their family flower shop/nursery. After high school, Amanda began her career as a dental assistant during which time she had her beautiful and encouraging daughter. In 2003 Amanda decided to advance her career and attended dental hygiene school at Coastal Bend College in South Texas. In June of 2015, she and her daughter moved to Fairbanks where Amanda worked as a hygienist for the Army. Then in October 2017, Amanda joined the FFDC family. She has now been in the dental field for more than 20 years and a dental hygienist for the last 15+ years.

The beauty and opportunity for personal growth and independence kept Amanda and her daughter in Alaska. Together they created a home and a family here. Outside of her home and work-family, she has found community within a gun club where she spends her free time shooting and participating in matches. In addition, Amanda loves getting outdoors to hike, hunt, and fish.


Brandy

Dental Hygienist

Brandy was born in Peoria, Illinois, but primarily grew up in the great state of Texas. Shortly after graduating from high school, she moved to Oklahoma with her husband to begin his military career. It was during this time that she was introduced to the dental profession and her love for dentistry began.

Brandy decided to pursue her passion in becoming a dental hygienist when her husband received orders to Joint Base Elmendorf Richardson. She obtained her dental hygiene prerequisites from the University of Alaska Anchorage before her husband received orders to Mountain Home, Idaho. After a daily commute of three hours (M-F) and over 90,000 miles total, she graduated with her Dental Hygiene degree from the College of Southern Idaho. In 2014, another move brought her to Eielson AFB. She worked as a contract dental hygienist at Ft Wainwright, AK for the last seven and a half years, before joining the FFDC team.

In her free time, Brandy enjoys spending time with family, friends, her dog Finn, ATVing, “Glamping”, fishing and most things that involve the outdoors.


Holly

Dental Hygienist

Holly was born and raised in Fairbanks, Alaska. She has spent most of her life scuba diving, spearfishing, hunting, traveling, fishing, snow machining, hiking and spends most of her free time outdoors with her dog Bristol Bay. She attended college at UAF, received her Bachelor’s Degree at the Utah College of Dental Hygiene in 2019, her Master’s Degree in Education at Western Governors University and an Integrative Nutrition Health Coaching Certification through The Institute for Integrative Nutrition in New York. After practicing Dental Hygiene for the past 4 years in Eagle River, Alaska, Holly is grateful to be back in her home town and part of the Fairbanks Family Dental Care team.


Kali

Dental Hygienist

Kali was born and raised in southern Louisiana where she attended Louisiana State University School of Dentistry and received a Bachelors of Science in Dental Hygiene. Once she graduated in 2023, she joined her husband to begin his military career in Arizona. After a brief 6 months, her husband’s career landed them in Fairbanks, Alaska.
Kali enjoys spending time with family and friends, cooking new recipes with her husband, and taking her miniature dachshund, Arty, on long walks. Kali looks forward to experiencing all that Alaska has to offer!

Stacy

Lead Dental Assistant

Stacy grew up in Alabama. She has the luxury of living in Alaska due to the military. She obtained a dental assisting certification at the University of Alaska Fairbanks Community and Technical College. She enjoys educating and helping patients work through their dental fears.

In her free time, Stacy enjoys spending time outdoors and hiking with her 3 children and dog named Peanut. She is an avid trail runner that loves exploring various mountains and trails wherever she may be. She also likes observing and learning about different cultures by traveling to different countries such as Italy and Germany. She volunteers her time with the Eielson chapter of Stroller Warriors.


Priscilla Vallejo

Dental Assistant Advisor
Priscilla was born in San Diego, California, however she mainly grew up in New Mexico. Priscilla grew up around dentistry as her father was a Dental Lab Technician in San Diego, who then trained her mother and her 3 siblings. Dentistry never really interested Priscilla in her younger years. Instead, she continued her education in Culinary arts gaining her degree in San Francisco. After a few years she switched careers and worked as supervisor/branch manager in a home health care agency for 10 years.

Priscilla decided to take a leap of faith and try her luck in Phoenix, Arizona. After working so many years with home health care, Priscilla decided to look into switching careers. After a few tours at different colleges, she decided to sign up with Brookline College in the Dental assisting program. This program was fast paced, however, she will ever be grateful for her instructor. Priscilla loves to volunteer when she is able to and one of the biggest life changing events that she volunteered for was the AZMOM( Arizona Mission of Mercy). Thousands of people were helped with their oral health at no cost to them. This was the moment that Priscilla knew she had made the right career choice. After 10 months of learning and hands on it was time to take on an externship. Priscilla had to work 180 hours for her to complete her course and receive her certification. Priscilla worked her hours with an Oral Surgeon and after completion, he was able to recommend her to a General Dentist at a cosmetic dental office for a full time job. Priscilla graduated with honors and a 4.0 GPA, all while serving as President of the student body. Priscilla received her RHS( Radiation Health and Safety) as well as her Dental Assistant certification. While living in Phoenix, Priscilla met her husband who serves actively in the United States Air Force. Together they have enjoyed life to the fullest. Both enjoy the outdoors, hiking, camping, and traveling. They have learned to embrace many surprises in life. In November of 2020 Priscilla had received news that her husband had been given orders to Alaska. In August of 2021 they welcomed their first born son born here in Fairbanks, a second surprise was received in January of 2023 with their 2nd born daughter also born here in Fairbanks.

When time allows, Priscilla enjoys time to self reflect and work on herself, but she also loves to spend time with her family. Priscilla loves to cook and work on new recipes. At times she does enjoy a good movie or a good Novela (Mexican show). Our goal as a family is to live life to the fullest and to enjoy what Alaska has to offer.


Lacey

Dental Assistant

Lacey was born in Biloxi, Mississippi and moved to the Wasilla/Anchorage area when she was just a few months old. While living in Palmer she met her husband, Brandan.Together, they had their son, Rhett, and share a dog named Summit. She has lived in Fairbanks since July of 2020 and is loving all that the interior has to offer!

Lacey has been a dental assistant for 4 years. She did a Dental Assistant Training Program through SouthCentral Foundation in Anchorage. Lacey enjoys helping patients feel at ease while in the chair, trying her best to help them conquer any dental/medical anxiety they may have. She also hopes to help patients become more educated about their oral health and treatment.

In her free time, Lacey enjoys spending quality time with her friends and family, making clay jewelry for her small business, getting tattoos, and spending as much time as she can outdoors–especially when it includes fishing on the ocean.


Destiny

Dental Assistant

Destiny was born and raised in Fairbanks before moving to Washington for almost six years. She studied dental hygiene at Eastern Washington University before the pandemic hit. To stay in the dental field she took a dental assistant course and now has four years working as a dental assistant in both pediatric and general dentistry. She plans to go back to finish her bachelor degree as a dental hygienist in the coming years.

Outside of work, Destiny enjoys spending time with her two dogs, Aspyn Mae (1 year old labradoodle) ,and Coco Chanel (5 year old chihuahua italian greyhound). As well as, being with her family and friends, being outside enjoying Alaska vast outdoors, eating good food, and relaxing. Although she has only been back in Fairbanks for a few months there is no place like Home. Destiny is beyond excited to serve the community that she grew up in!


Kaylee

Dental Assistant
As the daughter of an Air Force veteran, I was fortunate to travel through and live in many places within the U.S and beyond. I was born in Okinawa, Japan and by the time I was nine years old, I had already moved six times. Finally, our feet landed on the frozen Fairbanks ground, and we found our home. I have now been here for about fifteen years, and have enjoyed every second of the many adventures Alaska has opened the door to.

When the sun is shining, you won’t find me indoors. I spend much of my time hiking, kayaking, and soaking up as much of the midnight sun as I possibly can.On those cold winter nights, I either have my face in a book or am laughing and spending quality time with friends and family. They have been my biggest supporters throughout my collegiate and professional career and continue to push me to be the best version of myself as I follow my passions and pursue my goals.

After graduating from the University of Alaska, Fairbanks with a BS in Biological Sciences and Physiology, I was ready to apply for medical school. The chaos of 2020 put a damper on those plans, but I was fortunate to have an opportunity in the dental field fall into my lap. I have now worked in the dental field as both an assistant and front office coordinator for over two years and have gained a new passion. I hope to continue to pursue a career in the Dental field and plan to apply to dental school in the near future.


Wildalyz

Dental Assistant

Wildalyz was born and raised in Puerto Rico and moved to El Paso, Texas in 2020. Then, thanks to the military she was given the opportunity to discover Alaska in 2023. Wildalyz always had an interest in the medical field, as a certified EMT, she also quickly developed an interest in dental and decided to pursue a career in it. In her free time, Wildalyz enjoys outdoor activities, quality family time, and cooking delicious culinary delights.


Savvy

Dental Assistant
Born and raised in sunny Southern California, Savvy always felt a calling to pursue a career that allowed her to make a difference in people’s lives. In 2019, she made the decision to follow this passion and enrolled at UEI College in Ontario to study dental assisting. Just before the onset of the quarantine in 2020, she proudly graduated and embarked on a fulfilling journey in the field. Over the past few years, she has gained valuable experience working in both general and pediatric dentistry settings, honing her skills and nurturing her desire to expand her role in the dental profession. Her ultimate goal is to become a dental hygienist and continue to positively impact the oral health of others.

In February 2023, she embarked on a life-changing adventure to Fairbanks, Alaska, where she instantly fell in love with the breathtaking landscapes and welcoming community. Soon after she made the bold decision to relocate and make this beautiful place her new home.

When she’s not busy caring for smiles, you can find her indulging in her artistic side as an avid painter and sketch artist. She draws inspiration from the stunning wildlife and natural beauty that surrounds her in Alaska. She also enjoys exploring the great outdoors, hiking through scenic trails, and marveling at the diverse wildlife that calls this region home. While she may have found a new home in Fairbanks, she always makes it a priority to visit her friends and family back in California whenever possible. She believes in the power of connection and cherishes the moments spent with loved ones.


Amara

Dental Assistant
Amara was born and raised in Fairbanks, Alaska. Throughout high school, she developed a passion for the medical field and wanting to care for others. She was fortunate to explore emergency medicine through Hutchison High School’s EMS/EMT program. Her experiences there inspired her to initially pursue nursing.

She began attending college at University of Alaska Fairbanks, and transferred to Nevada State College to finish her pre-nursing certificate. During her time at Nevada State, the pandemic hit and she chose to pause her postsecondary education. Though she had amazing experiences living in Nevada, she ultimately decided it was time to move back home in 2023.

Amara joined our team in April 2024 and is training to become a dental assistant and couldn’t be more excited for this experience!

Growing up in Alaska has really made Amara appreciate nature. She loves spending time outside with family and friends, and is so thankful to live in such a beautiful state! Camping, hiking, and road tripping through Alaska are some of her favorite things to do during the summer. During the cold winters, she finds joy in watching the northern lights.


Jasmine

Dental Assistant
Jasmine is a Biological Science major with a Biomedical Concentration at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. After graduating, she hopes to attend dental school and become a Dentist. Jasmine lived in Texas, Arkansas, Georgia, and Virginia before ending up in Alaska. In her free time, she loves to read, crotchet, and hang out with her family and friends. Jasmine also likes to run and is hoping to run a marathon one day. She volunteers with the local Girl Scouts and is a troop leader in town. Jasmine also works at the campus Office of Sustainability, where her main position is working at the food pantry.


Shawna

Business Manager
Shawna was born and raised in Idaho and found her passion for dentistry while still in highschool, working after school for her dentist. After graduating she went on to obtain her Dental Assisting Certification and never looked back. In 2009, only a year after their vows, Shawna and her husband, Marty, received orders to Eielson AFB and relocated to Alaska. They immediately fell in love with the area and knew they would be staying. Fourteen years, a beautiful daughter (Aria), two dogs and a cat later, you can find Shawna and her family spending summers at the race track, camping, kayaking, and BBQing with friends. During the darkness of winter Shawna’s travel bug is prevalent and you can often find her and her family at the airport coming or going or planning their next adventure.



Audrey

Patient Care Coordinator

Audrey was born and raised in Fairbanks. Most of her family lives here but they are originally from Illinois and Wisconsin. Audrey loves to visit though it has been too long- my favorite stop is the Shedd Aquarium, she can never get enough! In Alaska Audrey spends her summers hiking as much as possible and exploring greater Alaska. Her favorite spot is Millers Landing Campground in Seward and exploring during low tide is her idea of heaven!

Audrey’s son and her spend most of their spare time reading, walking and playing with her two dogs and cat. Additionally they spend as much time as possible creating in the studio. Audry is an acrylic painter with a deep love of epoxy and Alaskan art. She loves designing and executing a piece whether it is for her own enjoyment or a commission.

She has worked in customer service for quite a while, spent five years managing in retail and is thrilled to gain a new skill and work somewhere that is benefitting her community. Audrey loves the flow and connection in the office and is so pleased to be a part of the FFDC team!


Kaitlyn

Patient Care Coordinator
Kaitlyn was born in Iowa, but primarily grew up in Fairbanks, Alaska. Shortly after graduating from University of Alaska Fairbanks in the fall of 2013, she moved to a small town in Montana. In Montana she was introduced to the dental field and her love for dentistry began. Her career paths varied in the early days from working in the mental health and addictions field to opening a pop up bakery but she seemed to always find her way back to dentistry.

Kaitlyn enjoys spending summers outdoors hiking or on the water with her little family. In the fall and winter she can be found at hockey games, hanging out with friends at local breweries, playing video games, baking or traveling this wonderful world.


Gina

Patient Care Coordinator
Gina is the proud daughter of a dad that retired from the armed services and a mom that is a retired teacher. She was born in Germany, and moved constantly, well into adulthood. She recently moved to Fairbanks from Washington with her two children, with the idea of just passing through. However, Alaska had other plans and captured and tamed her gypsy heart into staying and calling it home.

While in school in Illinois, a dentist took her under his wings and blessed her with hands-on training as a dental assistant. She quickly found a passion in patient care and has never looked back. After years of working in a dialysis unit she found her way back into the dental world and joined FFDC in December of 2023. She is ready to grow roots and knowledge in the field, and plans to stay in it until retirement.
Her passions are chasing positive vibes and finding new adventures. She loves hearing stories and learning about cultures and wants to be the best human she can be. Gina loves pushing herself to be challenged as an individual both professionally and personally. Her children are her whole world and she is beyond proud of them.

“Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul into tears” – Edgar Allan Poe


Leah

Patient Care Coordinator

Leah was born and raised in Fairbanks and attended the CTC Dental assisting program in 2014. She has worked in many aspects of dentistry and loves what she does! Leah started with us May 2024 and is excited to be apart of our team!

Outside of work, Leah loves fishing, camping and enjoying summers at her family’s cabin.


Kai

Medicaid Specialist

Kai was born and raised in the Philippines where she currently resides. She lives in Bulacan with her closely-knit family and frequently spends days with her partner, Rea, in Pampanga.

In her spare time, you can find her working out at the gym or out on the field with her pals playing soccer. On rainy days, Kai enjoys time at home with her siblings, playing guitar and singing.

Kai has five years of customer service experience and is eager to harness her skills and gain new ones in a place where the same values are shared. She feels most satisfied when she is able to assist others. She believes in FFDC’s core values and is grateful to be part of a team that is both supportive and enjoyable.


Fritz

Administrative Assistant

Fritz was born and raised in Davao City, Philippines where he currently resides. What captivates him most about living in Davao is the breathtaking views of the mountain ridges that surround the city. There he enjoys life with his partner, Julie, and her 4 year old son, Jacques. Their spare time is typically filled with cherished moments, whether it’s relaxing on beautiful beaches or cozying up to watch movies together.

In 2019, Fritz graduated in San Pedro College with a BS in Business Administration major in Financial Management and started working as an operations assistant in a bank. During this time, he has accumulated more than 2 years of experience in customer service. What truly resonates with Fritz about his role in customer service is the daily opportunity to engage with a diverse array of people. Listening to their stories and sharing in their unique experiences has not only enriched his professional growth but also left a profoundly positive impact on his personal life.

Fritz loves sports, particularly basketball and badminton, and competes in a few local leagues in Davao. He also enjoys spending quality time with his friends, often accompanied by good conversation and a refreshing beer where their spontaneous spirit often leads them to embark on unplanned midnight journeys, and wind up neighboring cities and create memorable adventures together.