PLAY A VITAL ROLE IN THE LIVES OF OUR NATION’S DEFENDERS
As an Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon on the U.S. Army Reserve health care team, you'll use cutting-edge technology to examine, diagnose and provide care for Soldiers. You may contribute to the research of diseases of military relevance and participate in medical education, conduct patient care and health promotion programs and perform special staff functions in health support. Additionally, when you join the Army Dental Corps, you'll be making a difference in the lives of our Soldiers and the country at large while gaining access to invaluable opportunities, like supporting humanitarian missions, leadership training and a competitive benefit package. You may be able to continue to work on your community and serve when needed. Join us and work alongside professionals at the top of their fields while helping expand the boundaries of oral & maxillofacial surgery.
Benefits may include:
Health professions special pay for dental professionals in eligible specialties
A monthly stipend through the Specialized Training Assistance Program (STRAP) for qualifying specialties currently enrolled in an accredited residency program.
Reserve Component Health Professions Loan Repayment Program (RCHPLRP) which repays qualifying education loans to lending institutions for certain qualifying dental specialties
Enrollment in the Uniformed Services Blended Retirements System
Low-cost medical and dental care for you and your family
Commissary and post exchange shopping privileges
Specialized training to become a leader in the military dental community
A Doctor of Dental Surgery, Doctor of Dental Medicine or a combination Doctor of Dental Surgery/Doctor of Medicine degree from an American Dental Association (ADA)-accredited dental program in the United States, District of Columbia, Puerto Rico or Canada
Completion of an advanced specialty education program in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery that is accredited by the ADA and acceptable to the Surgeon General
Must be between 21 and 42 years of age (may request a waiver)