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TREAT PATIENTS THE WAY THEY SHOULD BE TREATED
As a Dentist in the U.S. Air Force, you’ll get to leave bureaucracy and paperwork behind and focus on treating patients and solving dental problems. We provide our Dentists with an environment of discovery, learning and career advancement with numerous opportunities to grow professionally and personally as you serve your country treating Airmen and their families.
Capt Alisha Simmons, Dentist
Capt Sarah Wheeler, Dentist
Maj Jakub Pietrowski, Oral Surgeon
Enhance your career
Growth and development isn’t just important to the Air Force mission, but to the professionals who serve us as well. We provide our Dentists with the tools and opportunities they need to enhance their career and continue advancing as leaders in their field.
As a Dentist and an officer in the U.S. Air Force, you’ll have opportunities available to you that extend far beyond the daily treatment of patients. We provide you with unique advantages that allow you to break through barriers to grow your expertise, advance your career and become a leader in your field.Learn more
Training & Education
It’s essential that our Dentists remain at the forefront of the field of dentistry as it expands and becomes more technologically and medically advanced. We provide our dental professionals with funded career-expanding opportunities to ensure that we continue to provide the best care possible to our Airmen and their families.Learn more
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Is there a scholarship for dental professionals?
Air Force Dental Health Profession Scholarship Program (HPSP) scholarships are for four- or three-year periods and pays full tuition and all required fees. This includes reimbursement for textbooks, small equipment items and supplies needed for study. You’ll also receive a monthly allowance for living expenses. You must be a U.S. citizen enrolled or accepted for enrollment in an ADA-accredited dental school. Your payback is a minimum commitment of three years and begins after you complete dental school.View full FAQ