Dr. Ecsile Chang, D.M.DDentist in Fairbanks, AK
Dr. Ecsile Chang strives to deliver excellent patient care that is tailored to each individual and treats all her patients like they are family. She is kind, passionate, and has small hands so it makes working in your mouth much more pleasant.
She was born and raised in Fairbanks, Alaska, and knew once she had a family, that this was where she wanted to raise her own. Ever since she could remember, she was fascinated with teeth had a vision that she would become a dentist one day and now here she is, living that dream.
She graduated from Lathrop High School and attended the University of Alaska Fairbanks as a UA Scholar where she earned a Bachelor's of Biological Science degree. She graduated from UAF with honors and was inducted into the Golden Key International Honour Society. To pursue her dream, she moved to Las Vegas, Nevada where she was accepted into the University of Nevada, Las Vegas School of Dental Medicine program. After completing the program, she earned her Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry degree and graduated in the top 10% of her class.
Dr. Chang was very active throughout her time at school. She was an officer for The Sgt. Ferrin’s Veteran Dental Clinic, which offered free dental care to military veterans. She was inducted into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Dental Honor Society and presented her research project at the American and International Association of Dental Research Conference. She co-authored an industry publication and was also a member of her class council for all four years.
As you can see, Dr. Chang is great at managing multiple tasks and loves a challenge. Being raised in the beautiful city of Fairbanks, Dr. Chang had no doubt that she wanted to return and serve the community that once served her. She is also the first Korean dentist in Fairbanks and is proud to be able to help those where the language is a barrier.
Outside of the office, Dr. Chang enjoys spending time with her family. She is married to her high school sweetheart who together have two children, Eden and Stella, and a furbaby named Bentley. She enjoys the outdoors, yoga, and loves to eat.
Dr. Chang is an active member of the American Dental Association, Alaska Dental Society, Academy of General Dentistry, American Academy of Facial Esthetics, and the Korean Community of Fairbanks.