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Staff Dentist

Fort Defiance Indian Hospital Board, Inc.
Fort Defiance
Salary Commensurate with Experience
Closing date
Dec 3, 2024

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General Dentist
Contract Type
Job Type
Full Time

FDIHB, Inc. (Tséhootsooí Medical Center) is seeking full time Dentists and Specialists, trained in General Dentistry or Pediatric Dentistry, to join our hospital-based dental outpatient team. We welcome dentists and specialists with all experience levels.

  • As a team of over 50 dental employees our goal is to create happy, healthy smiles by providing high quality dental care to underserved individuals and families in our communities.
  • The dental department is well established with modern A-DEC operatory units, digital radiography (intraoral, pano, CB/CT), digital charting, air-driven and electric handpieces, endodontic microscopes, apex locators, rotary endodontics, and more.
  • Provide comprehensive dental services, including emergency care, exams, restorative dentistry, pediatric dentistry, endodontics, periodontics, fixed prosthodontics, oral surgery, and removable prosthodontics.
  • Utilize Expanded Function Dental Assistants trained to complete dental prophylaxis, basic and complex amalgam, and composite restorations.
  • Comprehensive Pediatric Dentistry provided in outpatient clinical setting, as well as, the Operating Room setting to enable full mouth rehabilitation. Dedicated Pediatric Dental Assistants.
  • 4-10-hour day work week with 3-day weekends. No on-call requirement.
  • Comprehensive compensation package that includes a competitive salary, relocation incentive, annual Continuing Education (CE) allowance and professional development.
  • Full-time positions offer a $20,000 sign-on incentive for an initial 2-year commitment; or, $45,000 sign-on for 3 years (or more) of a service commitment (Gross up for tax purposes).
  • National Health Services Corps (NHSC) LRP offers up to $50,000 towards qualifying educational loans.
  • Indian Health Services (I.H.S.) LRP offers up to $50,000 towards qualifying educational loans.
  • NHSC or I.H.S. LRP can be used as part of your Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) strategy.
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K matching, and Hospital pays state licensure, BLS, ACLS, PALS and NRP.
  • 1-4 Bedroom homes offered to permanent Medical Staff.
  • The geography means you will be hiking, mountain biking, skiing and backcountry exploring. Local fishing, ultramodern wellness center with a 3+ mile-maintained trail system for a work-life balanced career.
  • Local Public and Private Schools; PreK-12th grade.
  • The nearest airport is 30 minutes away with scheduled daily flights from Sky Harbor, Phoenix, AZ to Gallup, NM.

If you are interested in exploring this opportunity, feel free to email or call any time!

Ophelia Anthony, Medical Recruiter


To learn more about Tséhootsooí Medical Center, please visit our website at!


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