As state expands access to care, Maine’s dental school to train more students


Ben Martin, a  fourth-yr dental university student, middle, will work Friday with affected individual Michael McAteer at the College of New England’s dental university in Portland. 2nd-years Jack Edmiston, left, and Ethan Jordan observe the method. Brianna Soukup/Personnel Photographer

The College of New England’s dental university – the only 1 in northern New England – is growing, and that could assist meet Maine’s increasing have to have for dentists.

The College or university of Dental Medication is renovating its amenities in Portland to take care of bigger course measurements and will boost enrollment by 8 learners starting up in the tumble of 2023. The university, which at this time has 64 students, will insert 6 students to its standard 4-yr method, and two to a application that prepares overseas-skilled dentists to look for licensing in the U.S. in a very little extra than two a long time.

The college

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