Drs. Belfiglio, Wrigley & Yuknis

About Us

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Dr. Ben Belfiglio and his team of independent associates: Dr. Debbie Wrigley and Dr. Leonard Yuknis are here to provide you friendly, conservative, dental care. No hard sales, web specials, or advertising gimmicks, just an honest evaluation of your needs.

We know that the best advertising comes from happy patients who refer friends and family to Solstice Dentistry. Because a happy smile and the ability to chew the foods you love sells itself. Our associates at Solstice Dentistry are happy to take care of your teeth, even if you haven’t had dental care for a while. We have several patients who have not seen a dentist for 10 or 15 years, leave saying, “If dentists had been this nice to me ten years ago, I wouldn’t have stayed away so long.”

As honest, conservative dentists, we like the personal touch and accountability of using our last names for our brand. We just have too many long names for our front desk staff to communicate on the phone and needed a recognizable domain name for our website. Thus Solstice Dentistry was born.

Our Team

Ben Belfiglio, DDS

Ben went to Loma Linda School of Dentistry, where he met his wife Dr. Debbie Wrigley, who was born and raised in Anchorage. Since the Army paid for his dental school, he served tours at Camp Casey, South Korea and a 15 month tour in Iraq before finishing active duty at Ft. Richardson. He loves anything to do with water: fishing, surfing, kiteboarding, and exploring Alaska. Ben purchased the practice from Leonard Yuknis in 2012. With the same philosophies of conservative care and friendly personality the transition has been smooth and our patients our very happy.

Independent Associates:

Debbie Wrigley, DDS

Debbie was born and raised in Anchorage. After dental school, she spent two years practicing in Homer, before moving back to Anchorage. She joined the practice in 2007. She excels at working with children and esthetic dentistry. She loves hiking, cross country skiing, mountain biking, surfing, and of course animals.

Leonard Yuknis, DDS

Leonard established the practice, he and the other original dentists of Boniface Dental Center built the building in 1977. For over 35 years, he has practiced in Anchorage and has a long history of families seeing him, some into the fifth generation. His easy-going personality and endless jokes make him a pleasure to work with. Leonard’s an avid pilot, hunter and fisherman.

Our Services

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We strive to take care of as many of our patients needs as possible in office. If you have a more complex case we have an excellent network of specialists we refer to.

Coming in from the Bush or the Slope?  We will try to work with your schedule to care for you as you pass through Anchorage.

Some of the services we provide are:

  • Free Second Opinion Consults
  • Preventative: Exams, Sealants, Prescription Flouride and Mouthrinses
  • Esthetics: Bleaching, All-ceramic crowns/veneers, Tooth-colored fillings and repairs of chips,
  • Implants, limited cases of Clear Correct (braces-free tooth straightening)
  • Fillings: Silver and Tooth Colored
  • In-house dental lab for quick turn around and custom shade matching
  • Crowns and Bridges: All Porcelain, Zirconia, Porcelain Fused to Metal and Gold
  • Root Canals: Front Teeth, Premolars and most Molars
  • Full and Partial Dentures
  • Hygiene: Basic cleanings and more advanced Scaling and Root Planing
  • Oral Surgery: Simple and Surgical Extractions, Wisdom Tooth Extractions, Simple Biopsies, Implants and Bone Grafts

Our Technology

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We believe in conservative treatment using proven techniques. We do not push new or gimmicky technology, many times the newest, coolest looking thing made popular by advertising and reality shows, offers no real advantage. No dental equipment is cheap and spending thousands of dollars trying to keep up with marketing gimmicks just results in higher costs for you.

As new technologies are proven through research, we incorporate them into the practice. Rotary instruments for root canals, digital radiographs, new implant designs, and stronger, better looking tooth colored fillings are all things we have added to our practice.

Our Location

Solstice Dentistry is conveniently located just north of the Boniface Parkway and Northern Lights intersection. The Boniface Dental Center is a two story dark gray building. Our practice is on the right hand side of the downstairs lobby.

Solstice Dentistry: Dr. Belfiglio, Dr. Wrigley and Dr. Yuknis 907-333-9591