BANGOR, Maine — Penobscot Community Health Care is pleased to announce that four new General Practice Dental Residents have joined PCHC Dental Center, under the direction of Philip Higgins, Jr., DMD Chief Dental Officer and General Practice Residency Director.
General Practice Dental Residents Mark Franklin, DDS, Owen Johnson, DDS, Peter Levandoski, DMD, and Natalie Sigwart, DDS, joined PCHC Dental Center in July, and Jenna Gaw, DDS, will join PCHC Dental Center in August. PCHC graduated Wendy Cardenas, DMD, Sonja Evans, DMD, Erin Guttormson, DDS, and Mohammad Khosousi, DDS, from the General Practice Dental Residency at a ceremony on June 19th. PCHC began the General Practice Dental Residency Program in 2009 to address the dental workforce shortage in Maine and to attract qualified dental professionals to the area. The program has proven successful and a number of graduates have joined PCHC full-time or have stayed to practice in Maine.
PCHC Dental Center is the largest public or private dental practice north of Boston, and host to an Accredited Community General Practice Dental Residency. PCHC offers a full range of quality dental services for people of all ages. Using the latest in oral health technology combined with compassionate, knowledgeable staff, PCHC Dental Center focuses not only on preventative care, but offers specialty care for a variety of dental issues. Acute dental care is also available to all on a walk-in basis Monday-Friday 8am-4pm.