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Oklahoma Dental Loan Repayment Program

Oklahoma State Department of Health
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis

The Oklahoma Dental Loan Repayment Program (ODLRP) offers loan repayment assistance to dentists who agree to teach at the University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry, if applicable faculty positions are available, or practice in a Dental Health Professional Shortage Area of Oklahoma.

An exemption from the requirement to practice in a designated dental health professional shortage area is allowed for Pediatric Dentistry Specialists or any dentist practicing in a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), FQHC look-alike, county health department, or city-county health department.

Applicants must agree to a full-time service contract for a minimum of 2 years, maximum of 5.


Applicants must have received a dental degree within the previous 5 years. Preference will be given to graduates of the University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Up to $50,000 per year

Application process

Links to application guidelines and the application form are available on the program website.

Completed application packets should be mailed to:

Oklahoma State Department of Health
Oklahoma Dental Loan Repayment Program
Dental Health Service
123 Robert S Kerr Ave, STE 1702
Oklahoma City, OK 73102

Tagged as
Dental workforce · Federally Qualified Health Centers · Health professions faculty · Loans, loan repayment, and loan forgiveness for health careers · Oral health · Public health · Oklahoma

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