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IHS Division of Oral Health
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If you are an oral health professional or student in search of an exceptional career that will fulfill your sense of mission and desire for an adventurous lifestyle, you have clicked to the right place! Welcome to the Indian Health Service (IHS) Division of Oral Health Recruitment Program.


****NEWS FLASH Effective January 29, 2008****

On August 6, 2007 the Commissioned Corps of the USPHS announced a new $60,000 Accession Bonus for dentists that sign a 4-year active duty agreement. On January 29, 2008, that new accession bonus was raised to $75,000. Newly commissioned dentists that are Called to Active Duty (CAD) on or after 1-29-2008 can be eligible for the bonus. Please visit Commissioned Corps Compensation to learn more.

Screenshot of the Division of Oral Health Opportunity Adventure Purpose videoTo see and hear more about the Division of Oral Health experience please click here to view different clips of our video Opportunity Adventure Purpose.





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IHS is the U.S. Public Health Service (PHS) agency responsible for addressing the health needs of over 1.9 million American Indians and Alaska Natives in over 230 hospitals and clinics in 35 states. More than 1800 dentists, hygienists, and dental assistants work in programs that strive to prevent as much dental disease as possible through organized prevention programs, and limit existing disease through active clinical programs.

If you're ready for a career working in state-of-the-art facilities with excellent pay and benefits, a Loan Repayment Program, job stability, the chance for advancement, and a challenging, appreciative patient population, begin your adventure now! Explore the diverse professional, geographic, and cultural experiences that many IHS dentists, hygienists, and dental assistants say have made their careers the "envy" of their peers in private practice. Please take the opportunity to contact our dental health care professionals in the field. Keep in mind that the best time to experience an IHS Externship is between your 3rd and 4th year of dental school. Please download the Dental Externship Application Instructions, the list of 2007 IHS Externship Sites under the Student Externships D3 Job Titles, and apply before the deadlines.

Point of Contact: Timothy L. Lozon, DDS
1-800-IHS-DENT (447-3368) or 301-443-0029 (direct)
IHS Dental Vacancies

This file last modified: Tuesday February 12, 2008  9:57 AM