Home of the largest dental practice north of Boston and the largest dental center among the 1200 FQHCs in America, PCHC Dental Center has the only General Dental Residency in Maine.

Residents external rotations include Hope House and school-based dental sites.

PCHC’s comprehensive Dental Services provides full dental care for your entire family. Using the latest in oral health technology including digital x-rays and paperless dental records, Penobscot Community Dental Care (PCDC) not only features preventative care, but also offers specialty care for a variety of dental issues.

Emergency care appointments are available Monday-Friday, 8 am – 4 pm. Patients will be seen on a first come-first served basis.

Full Dental Services are also offered to patients at Brewer School Clinics and Downeast School Dental Clinic.

Good oral hygiene is essential to the well-being of your health, and our compassionate, knowledgable Dental staff can provide ways to help you practice healthier habits for a lifetime of healthy smiles.


PCHC's twelve-month residency is specifically focused on increasing the clinical knowledge, skills, and experience of new family nurse practitioners, providing them with a positive transitional experience from school to practice, and an opportunity to fine-tune skills under the guidance of an experienced mentor.


This health center is a Health Center Program grantee under 42 U.S.C. 254b, and a deemed Public Health Service employer under 42 U.S.C. 233(g)-(n). PCHC is a FTCA Deemed Facility.