Georgia - Albany Area Primary Health Care, Inc. - AEGD

 

Albany Area Primary Health Care, Inc. (AAPHC) is a Federally Qualified Health Center/Community Health Center and is one of the largest practice groups in Albany, Georgia. The organization provides high quality health care to residents across nine Southwest Georgia counties. Albany Area Primary Health Care, Inc. first began operating dental services in 2008 at West Albany Dental and Medical Center which included 4 dental operatories, 1 Dentist, 2 Dental Assistants and 1 Dental Hygienists. AAPHC’s dental department has grown tremendously over the years and now has 2 main dental sites, 2 sites inside of two schools, 1 site at our OBGYN facility, 1 site in the local hospital and 1 site inside of our co-located family practice and behavioral health clinic. Space is now available for two AEGD residents (NYU Langone Dental Residency program) and dental students from Augusta University. The dental staff sees a large number of medically complex patients with and without insurance. The Dental residents and students will gain vast experience with a wide range of opportunities within these dental sites!

What is the mission of your training site?
Quality HealthCare For Everyone

What types of dental services can I expect to perform?

  • Non-complex and Complex Restorations
  • Operative Dentistry
  • Crowns- Gold, PFM, Porcelain, Ceramic
  • Endodontics
  • Periodontal Scaling and Root Planning
  • Periodontal Surgery
  • Removable Prosthodontics
  • Fixed Prosthodontics- Bridges and Implant Restoration
  • Non-complex and Complex Extractions
  • Hard and Soft Tissue Surgical Procedures
  • Nitrous Oxide Sedation
  • Oral Sedation
  • Dentoalveolar Trauma
  • Pediatric Dentistry
  • Oral Surgery

What types of technologies can I expect to use?

  • Electronic health records
  • Surgical handpieces
  • Digital intraoral and panoramic radiography
  • XDR sensors

What is the patient population?
70%- Adults and 30%- Pediatrics

Payor Mix- AAPHC Glover Dental Center

  • Medicare- 0%
  • Medicaid- 36.7%
  • Commercial- 30.8%
  • Self-Pay/Sliding Fee Scale- 32.4%

Payor Mix- West Albany Dental and Medical Center

  • Medicare- 0.1%
  • Medicaid- 27.4%
  • Commercial- 32.5%
  • Self-Pay/Sliding Fee Scale- 40%

What is life like outside of the training site?
Albany, Georgia is found along the Plantation Trace region of Southwest Georgia. Albany is the metropolitan hub of our area creating the perfect mix of big city amenities and small town charm. Albany, Georgia is located 182 miles from Atlanta, Georgia, 86 miles from Columbus, Georgia, 106 miles from Macon, Georgia, 249 miles from Savannah, Georgia. Albany is also close to some lovely beaches which includes Destin, Florida (193 miles) and Jacksonville, Florida (206 miles). Albany is home to Chehaw Zoo, the Flint River Aquarium and many outdoor activities such as kayaking along the Flint River. The community is very friendly which will give you a great opportunity to respond to the often talked about southern hospitality.

Will residents have the opportunity to restore and/or place implants at your training site?
Yes

Will residents treat children in your training site?
Yes


Number of Positions 2
Organization Address

204 N Westover Blvd
Albany, Georgia 31707

Contact information

Dr. Clifton Bush
Clifton.bush@aaphcorg

Website http://aaphc.org/services/dentistry
Locations

Albany Area Primary Health Care, Inc.
204 N Westover Blvd
Albany, Georgia 31707

AAPHC Glover Dental Center
2607 Gillionville Road
Albany, Georgia 31707

West Albany Dental and Medical Center
1712 W Oakridge Drive
Albany, Georgia 31707

Year network/office opened 2020
Electronic records Yes
Digital Radiology Yes

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