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Kodiak Island Family Dentistry wouldn’t be the successful dental care facility it is today without our amazing team. Our team loves the Kodiak community and are committed to help you have the most comfortable dental visit possible. 

Dr. Jeffrey Marks - PEDODONTIST

Dr. Jeff Marks graduated from the University of Utah with a degree in medical biology and chemistry and attended dental school at the University of Washington where he served as the student body president. He then completed his pediatric residency at the University of Nebraska Medical Center with a specialized focus on brain research, craniofacial disorders, emergency trauma, and surgical care. Dr. Marks has attending privileges at Seattle Children's Hospital and volunteers in local community clinics. As a certified wilderness EMT, he spends a few weeks each year providing disaster relief as well as humanitarian dental and medical care (plus balloon animals!) to children in remote villages around the world. He enjoys golf, mountaineering, sea kayaking, and traveling with his family. 

Dr. Haines is Alaskan Grown! He graduated from Bartlett High School in Anchorage and went on to Brigham Young University where he earned his bachelor's degree in Business Management. He attended Loma Linda University for both dental school and his orthodontic residency where he was inducted into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honor Society - an honor reserved for only the top 10% of dental students - and received numerous academic and leadership awards. Dr. Haines is board certified by the American Board of Orthodontics. He met his wife Jannah while in residency and they have two boys together... to add to her four! They have lived in California and Idaho since finishing school, but are glad to be moving back home! Since his graduation, Dr. Haines has had the unique privilege to associate for several talented and successful orthodontists. He has worked in both large practices and small ones. He has experience practicing orthodontics with a diverse set of treatment methods. This breadth of experience has given him a great deal of expertise and skills that produce remarkable results for his patients.
Dr. Martha Truncale - Orthodontist
Dr. Martha Truncale was born and raised in Canada where she studied Human Physiology at McGill University in Montreal. Dr. Truncale earned her Doctor of Dental Medicine (D.M.D.) at the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine and followed this with a General Practice Residency at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City.
Dr Hyrum Murdoch

Dr. Hyrum Murdoch
General Dentist

Dr. Murdoch offers root canal treatment and wisdom teeth extractions. Dr. Murdoch received his dental education as a member of the inaugural class of College of Dental medicine Illinois at Midwestern University. Dr. Murdoch followed a career in dentistry after his studies in Exercise Science at Brigham Young University - Idaho. Dr. Murdoch is an active member of the American and Alaska State dental societies.

Erin Friese

Erin Friese
Registered Dental Hygienist

Erin Friese is our dental hygienist. After working as a dental technician for seven years, she graduated as a dental hygienist in 2016 and joined our office. She finds joy in helping patients improve their health and teaching the benefits of a healthy mouth.

KC Crisostomo


Pedo/Ortho Dental Assistant 

KC is our dental assistant. She earned her certificate in coronal polishing in 2008 and has been on our staff ever since. Fluent in Tagalog and English, she works hard to keep the office organized, clean, and inviting for all patients. 


Pedo/Ortho Dental Assistant 

Hi, my name is Jacqueline and I’m a Dental Assistant. I joined the team back in May of 2020. I’ve been a Dental Assistant for about 5 years already! I’m working on continuing my education to be a licensed Dental Hygienist one day
I grew up in Kodiak and enjoy the outdoors here. I love to travel and being around friends and family. I’m excited to meet you all.


Treatment Coordinator 

Margareta was born and raised in Georgia. She graduated from Valdosta State University with a Master of Business Administration (MBA) in 2019 and has an extensive knowledge in leadership and management. In her spare time she loves traveling with her family and enjoying the outdoors. 

Scheduling Coordinator

Hello my name is Rebecca and I am the scheduling coordinator at Kodiak Island Family Dentistry. I was born and raised in Kodiak. I enjoy hiking, fishing, camping, and I also enjoy learning about the medicinal plants on Kodiak Island. I look forward to meeting you.

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