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Ohio Dentist and Dental Hygienist Loan Repayment Programs

Who It’s For: Dentists and dental hygienists in the state of Ohio who agree to work in a health professional shortage area for at least two years.

How to Apply: You can visit the Application Forms section of the program’s website to find everything you need.

What Loans Qualify: This program should benefit any loans (including federal, state, and private) that were used to pay for the relevant healthcare degree and were taken out from a qualified lending institution. Personal loans do not qualify.

How Much?: Up to $25,000 per year for the initial two-year period. Those who choose to extend their eligibility may then earn up to $35,000 per year for the next two years.

Anything Else I Should Know?: If the applicant already has other existing obligations to a government or other entity, those obligations must be met before they can begin a loan repayment contract through this program.