Penobscot Community Health Care Dental Center Expands 

Folks at Penobscot Community Health Care have reason to celebrate. Their dental center has expanded.They now have close to fifty operatories and they have added dental residents and a 2-year pediatric dental residency program, that’s the only of its kind in the state.Governor LePage was the keynote speaker at Wednesday’s celebration, saying a need for proper dental care is needed in this state.The clinic will accept all patients.” We have found there are just so many people who aren’t able to get access to dental care, but the other thing that I really want to focus on is that the local dental community services faculty for our residency programs. They’ve been tremendously supportive because the MaineCare population for most dentists, they’re not able to see those patients.”The expansion was made possible with a $2.1 million grant.