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Dentist jobs

As a dentist at VA, you make a difference by providing exceptional oral care and improving quality of life for our Veterans. In return, you’ll find robust opportunities not just to grow, but to excel.

Dental job openings

VA’s variety of care environments, research prospects, and educational support offers limitless room to excel in your dentistry career.

Here are some sample USAJOBS searches we recommend to get you started.

I can change somebody’s whole life essentially. That’s why we do this. This is why I’ve entered dentistry.

Dr. Victoria Prutz
Dental Chief

A prescription for success

As a dentist or dental hygienist working at VA, the care you provide Veterans will help them maintain the quality of life they deserve after their service.

Whether you want to practice dentistry, teach, participate in research, or even lead efforts to improve care for Veterans, there’s an opportunity for you at VA.

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Unbeatable employment benefits

Enjoy comprehensive perks and work-life balance.

Three health care providers

Support your education

We offer loan repayment, scholarships, and more.

Discover the total rewards of a career caring for Veterans

These downloadable flyers and brochures come packed with details about the career benefits of serving Veterans enrolled in VA health care.

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