Residency Program

If you are a dental student or dentist looking for more information about our Dental Residency Program: Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) please go to

In partnership with Lutheran Medical Center, EFDC offers 1 and 2 year AEGD Residency Programs. In addition to salary and benefits provided by Lutheran, residents will also have housing provided for by the Santa Barbara Neighborhood Clinics (SBNC).

We participate in PASS. Applications can be made to PASS for the Match process.
However, if our position(s) are not filled through the Match process, post-Match applicants may apply directly to our program in January, right after Match result is announced. Please check LMC website to see if we have unfilled position(s) post-Match.

Application requirements include:

  1. Resume / CV
  2. Dental School Transcript
  3. National Board scores
  4. Dean’s letter of recommendation
  5. Two letters of recommendation from Clinical faculty
  6. Personal Statement/Essay

To be sent (Post-Match, only) to:

Dr. Quynh Nguyen
Eastside Family Dental Clinic
923 N. Milpas St
Santa Barbara, CA 93103
(805) 884-1998

Dental Residency