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A Unique Place to Practice Dentistry

The Indian Health Service (IHS) Division of Oral Health (DOH) offers dentists an opportunity to practice dentistry in a unique environment. One that combines the experience of practicing in state-of-the art facilities with the opportunity, adventure and purpose that comes with serving Indian communities.

The Cutting Edge of Dental Technology

IHS Electronic Dental Record (EDR) Project Manager Dr. Jim Webb channels his tech side in making sure IHS keeps up to date on the organization’s EDR and also shares with us the latest in panorex X-ray technology from his position at the Phoenix Indian Medical Center.


MPH Degree Pays Dental Dividends for IHS Clinician

It’s all in the family for Dr. Nathan Mork, DDS, MPH, staff dentist at the White Earth Health Clinic (Bemidji Area) in Ogema, MN. Mork’s father was the chief dentist at Bemidji’s Cass Lake Hospital. Mork balances many duties at White Earth: he’s the Bemidji Area dental field consultant, co-chair of the Early Childhood Caries (ECC) Collaborative and the IHS representative to the United States Public Health Service (USPHS) Oral Health Coordinating Committee. He tells dentists how a Master of Public Health degree and a Dental Public Health residency can enhance an IHS dental career.


Job Opportunities

Whether you’re beginning your dental career, seeking a licensed pediatric specialist position or are considering a career move to Chief Dental Officer, we may have the right match for you.


Financial Freedom

Experience the financial freedom that comes from the IHS or National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Loan Repayment Programs (LRPs). Live and work in some of the most scenic areas of the country while paying down your dental school debts.


Contact Us

Our dental recruiters and externship program team is here to help. Contact us if you have questions about current openings, the externship program or other areas of Indian health dentistry.

Indian Health Service
Division of Oral Health
801 Thompson Ave., Suite 300
Rockville, MD 20852
  Phone: 800-447-3368

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The policy of the IHS is to provide absolute preference to qualified Indian applicants and employees who are suitable for federal employment in filling vacancies within the IHS. IHS is an equal opportunity employer.

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