Welcome to the PCHC Dental Residency

Maine’s First ADA Accredited General Residency Program

PCHC’s Dental Residency Program provides fully accredited training which incorporates a wide array of experiences in preventive, restorative, and specialty dentistry. As a dental resident, you will develop the full range of skills needed to evaluate, plan and treat patients in a variety of clinical settings. There is a diverse patient population that includes complex medical patients, patients with special needs, and geriatric patients.

PCHC’s Instructors are dedicated to helping you fulfill your career goals. You will receive chair-side and didactic instructions from a team of volunteer dentists who serve the local community as private practitioners.

Not only do our dental residents enjoy the benefits of living and working in Maine, but they also enjoy a comfortable lifestyle and benefits while working in our dental residency program, including:

  • No on-call
  • No nights or weekends
  • All in one location
  • Paid vacation and holidays
  • Hands-on, personal one-on-one instruction with our excellent faculty

PCHC’s GPR Program is also the highest-paid dental residency program in the country, with our residents earning an annual salary of $60,000 — plus a $5,000 bonus after 90 days!

Experience is obtained across the spectrum of Dentistry, including :

  • Fixed and removable prosthetics
  • Restorative and aesthetic dentistry
  • Prosthodontics
  • Oral and maxillofacial surgery
  • Orthodontics
  • Pediatric Dentistry
  • Periodontics
  • Endodontics
  • Oral Medicine

All this under one roof — PCHC Dental Center — where our residents will gain hands-on experience with state-of-the-art technology in the largest FQHC dental center in the country.