Dental Officer

You’ll be in charge of primary dental healthcare for the entire ship’s company. On large ships you’ll have a fully-fitted dental surgery. On smaller ones you’ll manage a portable dental unit that travels with you.

Before you apply

  • want to chat online about it?

    If you still have questions about the life, our duties in general, or this role in particular, feel free to speak to our online advisers.

  • Are you eligible?

    Age: 19-55
    Minimum qualifications: Degree
    Nationality: British, dual (British and other), Irish or Commonwealth

  • check your fitness

    Can you complete a 2.4km run (1.5 miles) in under 13 minutes 10 seconds (female 16 – 24) or under 11 minutes and 9 seconds (male 16 – 24)? These times are adjusted for age as you progress through your career.

  • how to apply

    Fill in an online application to get the ball rolling. Or call 08456 07 55 55. Meet all the criteria and pass the initial tests, including the Admiralty Interview Board, and you will go on to initial training at Britannia Royal Naval College, Dartmouth.