• U.S. Air Force
  • $180,600.00 -180,600.00/year*
  • Washington, DC
  • Healthcare - Dental Care
  • Full-Time
  • 715 Gallatin St NW

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Position Summary

Our mission to keep our Airmen and their families healthy extends to their entire wellness, including their oral health. Working with the latest equipment and techniques, Air Force Dentists provide essential dental care with thorough examination, diagnosis and treatment of problems relating to the teeth and mouth. These highly trained practitioners are essential to the well-being and healthcare needs of people on Air Force bases all over the world.

Primary Responsibilities

Maintain the dental health of Airmen and their families

Examine, diagnose and treat diseases, abnormalities, injuries and functional disorders of the oral cavity

Evaluate findings and develop treatment plans for patients

Perform routine preventive, periodontal, oral surgery, endodontic and prosthodontics treatment


Your effort and commitment are essential to our mission, which is why we provide our Airmen with a benefits package that is unparalleled in the civilian world:

30 days of vacation with pay each year

Excellent healthcare coverage for you and your family

Food and housing assistance

A generous retirement package

Prestigious leadership, training and continuing education opportunities

Free or low-cost world travel opportunities

Excellent starting salary


This is an active-duty position as an Air Force officer. To be considered, you must meet the following requirements:

Doctor of Dental Surgery or Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry degree from an ADA-accredited college or university

Fulfillment of a residency in oral and maxillofacial pathology

Completion of 5.5-week Commissioned Officer training course

Must be between the ages of 18 and 48

About the Air Force

The U.S. Air Force is the most advanced air force in the world, offering hundreds of career opportunities, from healthcare to engineering, in order to provide precise and reliable global vigilance, reach and power for the nation. Our mission is to fly, fight and win in air, space and cyberspace. And those who put on this uniform every day live by a set of core values: integrity first, service before self and excellence in all we do.

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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