Thomas N. Wanat III, DMD, MSD

Meet Dr. Wanat

Dr. Wanat at Anchorage Oral and Implant SurgeryDr. Wanat, the son of two Air Force Veterans, grew up in Eagle River, Alaska after his family was stationed at Elmendorf Air Force Base in the 1990s.

After graduating from Chugiak High School in 2005, he completed his bachelor’s degree in biology and chemistry at Northern Arizona University in 2009. He went on to earn his DMD from Oregon Health and Science University in 2013.

With his passion for surgery, Dr. Wanat completed a three-year residency in Periodontics and earned his Master of Science in Dentistry degree at the University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine in 2016.

During his time in residency, Dr. Wanat trained extensively in the treatment of periodontal disease, periodontal plastic surgery, dental implants, and IV conscious sedation.

Dr. Wanat is Board Certified in Periodontology and Dental Implant Surgery. Outside of Anchorage Oral and Implant Surgery, Dr. Wanat is the Periodontist at the Alaska Native Medical Center.

After completing their residencies in the lower 48, Dr. Wanat and his wife, who is also a dentist, moved back home to Alaska in 2016. They welcomed their first child, a beautiful daughter, into the world in August 2021.

Dr. Wanat enjoys spending time with family and friends, fishing, skiing, playing hockey, and enjoying the incredible outdoor activities that Alaska has to offer.