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Alaska - SEARHC (Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium) - AEGD



Health Center Contact:
Dr. Maria Sipin (msipin@searhc.org)

Name of Training Site: 
Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC)

What is the mission of your training site?
Alaska Native People working in partnership to provide the best
healthcare for our communities.  We strive to train residents who will excel in both public health and private practice settings.  Each resident gets their own modern dental chair and a dedicated assistant.

What types of dental services can I expect to perform?

  • Basic diagnostic, preventative, and restorative
  • Endodontics (anterior, pre molar, molar)
  • Removal (dentures, partials, etc)
  • Fixed (crowns, bridges)
  • Surgery (simple, surgical, up to fully bony depending on resident experience)

What types of technologies can I expect to use?

  • All clinic chairs have hardwired workstations and there is a wireless signal throughout
    • Instrumentarium Orthopantomograph OP300 (CBCT)
    • CAD / CAM fixed system
      • Planmeca Emerald Scanner
      • Planmeca Plan Mill 40
      • ITero Scanner
    • CO2 Laser
    • Canon Digital SLR, Ring flash, Polar-Eyes Filters
  • Dental Software
    • Dentrix Enterprise Software
    • Dexis Radiography

What is the patient population?
Primarily Alaska Native and American Indian teens and adults, however our clinics are open to all patients.

What is life like outside of the training site?
Amazing. Live in beautiful Juneau or Sitka.  Residents work (4) 10 hour days in order to have an extra day to enjoy the beautiful Alaska landscape. See videos.

Will residents have the opportunity to restore and/or place implants at your training site?
Yes, both restore and place.  Residents will have the opportunity to place 5 implants, patient permitting.  For 2019, or top resident placed 11 and our bottom resident placed 2.  Restoration and placement of implants are based on patients’ need.

Will residents treat children in your training site?
Yes, though it is not an emphasis of the program.  There are rotations with Board Certified Pediatric Dentists 2-4 times a year, and there is potential for providing services under general anesthesia in an operating room setting up to a few times per year. 

Name NYU Langone Dental Medicine - SEARHC - Juneau, AK
Number AEGD167
Description You may use the name and number noted above to locate this site in the ADEA Pass Application.
Match Name NYU Langone Dental Medicine - Juneau, AK AEGD-1 YR - SEARHC
Match Code 328337
Organization Address

3245 Hospital Drive
Juneau, Alaska 99801

Contact Information

Dr. Maria Sipin
AEGD- Alaska

Website www.searhc.org

SEARHC (Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium) - Juneau
3245 Hospital Drive
Juneau, Alaska 99801

Year network/office opened 1975
Total # of operatories 20
Electronic records Yes
Digital Radiology Yes

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