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Arizona - Pascua Yaqui Tribal Dental Center - AEGD

Thank you for your interest in the Pascua Yaqui Dental Center Our clinic is housed at the Hiak Hitevi Kari (Yaqui Healer's House) at the tribal headquarters located at 7490 South Camino de Oeste. The tribal center's goal is to provide comprehensive Dentistry in a comfortable and culturally correct environment to all community members. Since December 17, 2003, the Pascua Yaqui Health Services Division Dental Center has operated a modern, state-of-the-art dental facility equipped with 10 dental suites which cover an array of dental procedures and dental hygiene services for tribal clients of all ages. Dental residents will be learning and practicing in a close-knit community with high-quality faculty mentors. Residents can expect to treat all age groups within the community while handling unique and complex conditions affiliated with this ethnically diverse and culturally rich population. Interaction with and guidance from onsite faculty while experiencing a close relationship with community members. Our residency program is designed to prepare new dentists for real-world dentistry. You will have the opportunity to advance your skills and become a well-rounded provider. Our clinic is 5 days a week Monday through Friday from 8-5 pm with a 1-hour lunch at noon. The schedule varies per procedure, but on average a provider sees 6-12 patients a day. Here at PYT we want you to explore the areas of dentistry you are passionate about. What we look for in a resident is someone who is independent but knows when to stop and ask for help, can handle constructive feedback, and someone who is confident with patient interactions. As a resident you will have the opportunity to work with many general dentists who contract with the tribe. There are also specialists who work alongside us including periodontist, endodontist, oral surgeons, dental anesthesiologists, and pediatric specialists. Skills and procedures that you will be presented with during your time here at PYT are as followed: 

  • Operative dentistry- fillings & aesthetic dentistry 
  • Removable & fixed prosthodontics-Complete dentures, RPD's, Implant restorations, and Crown & Bridge 
  • Periodontal therapy- Implant placement, clinical crown lengthening, socket preservation & ridge augmentations 
  • Endodontic therapy-anterior, bicuspids, molar root canals, & post and core placement 
  • Oral surgery- simple & surgical extractions including full mouth extractions with alveoplasty 
  • Evaluation & treatment of dental emergencies 
  • Pain & anxiety control utilizing behavioral and/or pharmacologic technique 
Our clinic is located in the southwest of sunny Tucson Arizona. With 360 mountain views and beautiful winters you can fill your free time easily with hiking, food/music festivals, wine country and more!

Name NYU Langone Dental Medicine - Southern Arizona, Pascua Yaqui Tribal Health Center
Number AEGD1576
Description You may use the name and number noted above to locate this site in the ADEA Pass Application.
Organization Address

7490 South Camino de Oeste
Tucson, Arizona 85757

Contact information

Dr. Alyssa Holmes
Dental Director

Website www.pascuayaqui-nsn.gov/index.php/dental

Pascua Yaqui Tribal Dental Center - Tucson
7490 South Camino de Oeste
Tucson, Arizona 85757

Total # of operatories 10
Electronic records Yes
Digital Radiology Yes

Contact us for more information on our residency programs.

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