Meet the Team
Todd C. Miles, DDS
Dr. Todd Miles graduated from Creighton University School of Dentistry. Afterwards, he was selected to participate in a General Practice Residency at the George E. Wahlen Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center in Salt Lake City, UT. This optional and rigorous one-year program provided Dr. Miles with advanced training in complex dentistry, such as implants, IV sedation, wisdom tooth extraction, dentures and full mouth reconstruction. With his advanced training, patients can receive all their dental care in Dr. Miles’s office. He regularly attends conferences and seminars to continue his dental education.
Dr. Miles loves dentistry, and he is fully committed to providing compassionate and meticulous dental care to his patients using the newest technology. He takes the time to ensure his patients fully understand the pros and cons of available treatment options. On a more personal note, Dr. Miles enjoys golfing, skiing, traveling, watching sports, and spending time with his wife and son.
Derek Cluff, DMD
Dr. Derek Cluff earned his bachelor’s degree at Brigham Young University, then completed dental school at Roseman University College of Dental Medicine. Afterwards, Dr. Cluff joined the United States Air Force and completed a one-year Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency program at Offutt Air Force Base in Omaha, Nebraska. This rigorous program helped Dr. Cluff develop increased skills and knowledge in all aspects of dentistry including implants, IV sedation, surgical extractions, impacted third molars, complex root canal treatment, and other advanced procedures. After residency, Dr. Cluff was assigned to Minot Air Force Base in Minot, North Dakota where he enjoyed serving the airmen and meeting all the dental needs of those who protect our country.
Dr. Cluff and his wife are parents to five beautiful, active kids ranging from 9 years to newborn. His hobbies include spending time with family, playing sports, camping, exploring the great outdoors, and painting. He and his family are excited to make Alaska their new home.
Kelly, Dental Hygienist (RDH)
Kelly joins our office after spending the last 15 years working one floor down from us at the dental office of Gregory Stone and Jay Derksen.
She was born in Hayward, CA then moved to Homer, Alaska with her family in 1981 where she completed her schooling. She attended the University of Alaska Anchorage and graduated from the dental hygiene program in 1999. She loves getting to know her patients and providing them with a thorough yet gentle cleaning. She also loves providing knowledge and demonstration on how patients can improve not only their dental health but their overall health.
When not working, Kelly loves to spend time camping and fishing with her husband, two sons and their wonderful lab/pit mix. They also have 2 cats at home and a bearded dragon which keeps their lives from ever being dull.
Nicole, Dental Hygienist (RDH)
Nicole is one of our Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH) and brings a constant
positive presence to our office . She was born in Sitka, Alaska and raised on a commercial fishing boat. At 18 she moved to Anchorage where she worked in the construction industry for seven years before pursuing her passion helping people as a RDH.
Nicole graduated from Carrington College in Boise, Idaho with a degree in Dental Hygiene and has been part of our dental team since July 2016. She is also a member of the American Dental Hygiene Association. Nicole completes numerous hours of continuing education courses every year with a focus on dental sensitivity. She does a great job executing the specific care each individual patient needs and wants, while being gentle and extremely thorough.
Nicole spends her free time with her husband enjoying everything Alaska has to offer including paddle boarding, running, biking, and riding snow machines. They also share a love of traveling and a rescue pup named Wiggles.