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Consider Becoming a Centurion Health Dental Professional

Are you looking for a dental practice environment that is different and perhaps more meaningful than the traditional community office practice – an opportunity to have a powerful impact on the lives of your patients that goes beyond basic dental care? Those who need dental services the most often have little to no access to care due to funding issues. Centurion Health is a leading national medical, dental, and behavioral health service provider to incarcerated persons who have had little to no dental care prior to their incarceration.

The Life of a Corrections Dental Professional

Centurion Health operates to provide healthcare services to those living in correctional and other governmental settings nationwide. Unlike healthcare jobs in the public sector, a career in correctional dentistry allows you to serve a population that desperately needs your services and will greatly appreciate your expertise.

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A More Rewarding Career

Centurion Health contracts with various correctional agencies nationwide to provide oral health services and offers dental professionals of all disciplines uniquely rewarding practice opportunities. Centurion Health has a place for you. Centurion Health provides a variety of rewarding dental jobs in unique settings, from dentists to dental assistants and dental hygienists. Our dental services go beyond restoring oral health. They restore lives. Start a more rewarding career by joining TeamCenturion.

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A Need for Dental Professionals

Did you know that more than 95% of incarcerated persons will return to the community? The health and rehabilitative services they receive, while incarcerated impact their success when they return to the community. Most dental professionals are not aware of the need for dental services in correctional settings or that thousands of dental professionals serve their community by working in correctional settings, providing much-needed dental services to a population that has often had little to no access to oral health services before their incarceration

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Be Part of The Solution

Centurion Health strives to solve the broad societal challenges that lead to high levels of incarceration. Often, it is inside a correctional facility where many people finally receive the proper diagnostic and treatment services they desperately need. The demand for healthcare services in correctional settings is high, and most patients embrace the services offered to them. As correctional healthcare professionals, we believe we serve where our services are most needed.

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A Great Need

Over 2 million individuals annually are incarcerated in prisons and detention centers across the United States. We work to bring health equity to them.

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Higher Risk

Individuals with a history of criminal justice interactions tend to have more significant and advanced chronic diseases, mental health illnesses, and advanced dental disease. Clinicians with suitable skills and cultural competency are needed.

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More Trauma

Those who become justice-involved have higher rates of trauma and repetitive trauma, be it physical, sexual, emotional, or mental. Our approaches integrate trauma-informed models.

Explore Available Dental Jobs

Please browse our selection of available dentistry jobs to find your perfect fit. Together, we can transform our communities by going beyond patient care.

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Hours are far more stable than in a standard hospital setting.

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Your team will comprise some of the most kind-hearted and supportive people you’ve ever worked with.

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Every facility has an exhaustive list of security measures to ensure your and your team’s safety at all times.

Safe. Supportive. Rewarding.

There are many misconceptions about providing healthcare in correctional facilities. The truth is healthcare professionals find serving incarcerated patients to be highly rewarding. You see your service’s impact firsthand, and you leave work every day knowing that you’ve made a meaningful difference.

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the majority of procedures conducted in Corrections?

Extractions, fillings, cleanings, dentures and partials, periodontal root planing and scaling.

What procedures are not handled in corrections?

Crowns, bridges, Veneers, Orthodontics and cosmetics

How many patients per day?

10-15 patients, depending on the location and what services are being provided.

How are emergency cases handled?

We have partnerships with oral surgeons and specialty oral surgeons.

What procedures do we typically refer out of the prison?

Impacted third molars, previously root-canaled teeth, and complicated root tip extractions.

Is Corrections safe for Dentists?

Yes. Patients are very respectful to the dental staff. Most often the patients are in pain and grateful for dental care. Additional security measures are taken when necessary.

What does the dental team make up of?

Dental Hygienist and Assistants

Your New Beginning

Are you ready to become part of the solution to one of our most significant challenges and start a fresh and rewarding experience providing healthcare services beyond patient care, making a real and positive difference not only in your patients’ lives but also in your community’s health and safety? Working in corrections, you will serve the needs of those who need your services the most. Whether you are a dentist, dental assistant, or dental hygienist, Centurion Health has a place for you, and we offer many flexible opportunities to meet your professional goals. Join Centurion Health today and become a member of TeamCenturion.

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