Commissioned Corps of the U.S. Public Health Service

Dental Professional Advisory Committee

U.S. Public Health Service - Dental Category

Welcome to the home of the Dental Category of the United States Public Health Service (USPHS). The USPHS is the major health component of the Federal Government and the world’s foremost authority on public health issues.

The USPHS is composed of approximately 6,000 Commissioned Corps Officers and 50,000 Civil Service employees. The USPHS Dental Category is comprised of over 600 Commissioned Corps and Civil Service dentists. As one of the seven Uniformed Services of the United States, the USPHS Commissioned Corps is a specialized career system designed to attract, develop, and retain health professionals who may be assigned to Federal, State or local agencies or international organizations to accomplish its mission.

Committed to the Mission of the Commissioned Corps of the USPHS:
Protecting, promoting, and advancing the health and safety of the Nation


ADA Delegate Call for Nominations - due Tuesday, Feb 28, 2018

**Are you an ADA member? **Are you interested in helping to shape the future of our profession? **Have you ever considered being an ADA Delegate? NOW is your CHANCE! You can represent the USPHS as a delegate to the American Dental Association House of Delegates for the term of July 1, 2018 - June 30, 2022.

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 12:45:00 EST

DePAC Summer 2017 Newsletter

Officers interested in contributing to the Newsletter are encouraged to contact the DePAC Newsletter Editors: CDR Lori Snidow at LCDR Thuc Ngo at

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 16:56:00 EST

New Blended Retirement System

The retirement system is currently being upgraded. Please see details at the following link:

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 12:00:00 EST

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