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Pennsylvania - The Wright Center - AEGD

What is the mission of your training site?
To improve the health and welfare of our community through inclusive and responsive health services and the sustainable renewal of an inspired, competent workforce that is privileged to serve.

What types of dental services can I expect to perform?
We provide comprehensive care for our patients, encompassing a full scope of general dentistry. This includes but is not limited to emergency dental care, composite and amalgam restorations, crown and bridge work, simple and surgical extractions, partial and complete dentures, endodontics (including molars), and pediatric dentistry. We have full-time hygienists and our dentists perform hygiene exams regularly.

What types of technologies can I expect to use?
Our dental clinics are newly furnished with chairs and state-of-the-art equipment. Additionally, our sites are equipped with digital radiography and charts, rotary endodontic systems, and soft tissue lasers. We are working to incorporate digital impressions and milling machines.

Driving Better Health is a mobile medical unit that has two exams rooms used to provide dental care or medical exams. Residents, oftentimes, work out of the mobile medical unit to enable them to experience another environment where they can perform dental services that bring dental and health care to the community.

What is the patient population?
Our focus is to continue to meet the healthcare needs of the most vulnerable in our community, including those facing food insecurity, homelessness, poverty and access to education. We accept all insurances and see patients of all ages and socioeconomic backgrounds.

What is life like outside of the training site?
We’re training new doctors in a community where you can make an impact and build a life. Come grow with us and see why The Wright Center is the WRIGHT Choice for your future.   I ❤️ NEPA

Will residents have the opportunity to restore and/or place implants at your training site?
Yes, our residents can gain experience both placing and restoring implants.

Will residents treat children in your training site?
Yes, residents will be expected to treat children. Procedures performed include simple restorations, pulpotomies, stainless steel crowns, space maintainers, and primary tooth extractions. We do not offer sedation, but we do offer nitrous oxide.

Name NYU Langone Dental Medicine - Pennsylvania - Scranton
Number AEGD1518
Description You may use the name and number noted above to locate this site in the ADEA Pass Application.
Organization Address

501 South Washington Ave.
Scranton, PA 18505

Contact information

Caitlin McCarthy, DMD
Site Director

Website www.thewrightcenter.org/services/dental/

The Wright Center- Scranton
501 South Washington Ave.
Scranton, PA 18505

The Wrigth Center- Mid Valley
5 South Washington Ave.
Jermyn, PA 18433

Year network/office opened 2021
Total # of operatories 2
Electronic records Yes
Digital Radiology Yes

Contact us for more information on our residency programs.

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