Loan Forgiveness and Incentives

Loan forgiveness funds and other financial incentives are available to general dentists, pediatric dentists and dental hygienists as listed below. All locations are eligible for sign-on and relocation advances. Please contact us for more information.


National Health Service Corps Provider Loan Repayment Program

Current Willamette Dental Group Approved Sites

NHSC Loan Repayment – Learn more about this program

  • Albany, OR
  • Lincoln City, OR
  • Medford, OR

For more information or to apply, visit the National Health Services Corps website.


Oregon Office of Rural Health Loan Repayment and Forgiveness Programs

Current Willamette Dental Group Approved Sites

Oregon Health Care Provider Loan Repayment – Learn more about this program

  • Albany, OR
  • Corvallis, OR
  • Medford, OR
  • Portland – Lents, OR
  • Portland – Stark 1, OR
  • Portland – Stark 2, OR

Scholars for a Healthy Oregon Initiative (SHOI) – Learn more about this program

  • Albany, OR
  • Corvallis, OR
  • Medford, OR
  • Portland – Lents, OR
  • Portland – Stark 1, OR
  • Portland – Stark 2, OR

For more information and to apply to these programs, visit the Oregon Office of Rural Health website.


In-House Student Loan Forgiveness

  • $30,000 for General Dentists

  • $10,000 for Dental Hygienists

Current Willamette Dental Group Locations
  • Bellingham, WA
  • Bend, OR
  • Corvallis, OR
  • Eugene, OR
  • Grants Pass, OR
  • Lincoln City, OR
  • Medford, OR
  • Olympia, WA
  • Pullman, WA
  • Richland, WA
  • Salem, OR
  • Springfield, OR
  • Tacoma, WA
  • Tumwater, WA

Geographic Location Pay Differential (for General Dentists only)

$10,000
  • Bend, OR
  • Bellingham, WA
  • Stark – SE Portland, OR
$15,000
  • Idaho Falls, ID
  • Olympia, WA
  • Salem – Lancaster, OR
  • Salem – Liberty, OR
  • Silverdale, WA
  • Tumwater, WA
$20,000
  • Albany, OR
  • Corvallis, OR
  • Eugene, OR
  • Gresham, OR
  • Medford, OR
  • Springfield, OR
$25,000
  • Grants Pass, OR
  • Longview, WA
  • Richland, WA
  • Roseburg, OR
$35,000
  • Lincoln City, OR
  • Pullman, WA
  • Twin Falls, ID
  • Yakima, WA