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  • Air Force dental course ensures mission readiness

    The 59th Dental Training Squadron prosthodontics flight hosted approximately 20 dental specialists, on Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, Sept. 16, 2019, for the U.S. Air Force’s Prosthodontics update course.
  • Wing prioritizes dental readiness, augments 442d MDS with civilian dental team for first time

    For the first time in wing history, a civilian dental team augmented the 442d Medical Squadron to help complete dental screenings on September 15.
  • A stronger bite for a future fight

    A military dentist’s duty is to care for a patient’s teeth and keep readiness in check for all military members. U.S. Air Force Capt. Robert Walter, 354th Medical Group dentist, does just that by keeping Airmen ready-to-go, but he also recently received a request from the veterinary clinic at Fort Wainwright, Alaska.
  • Exercise Pac Angel 19-1 wraps up in Bangladesh

    Throughout that time, the U.S. and partner nations teamed up to provide medical care and engineering assistance as well as conduct subject matter expert exchanges with the Bangladesh Air Force and civil organizations, such as the Red Crescent and Ministry of Health.
  • Days into IRT, troops perform more than 9,000 procedures

    After five days of clinic operations, active duty, Guard and Reserve Airmen, Sailors and Soldiers deployed in support of Delta Area Economic Opportunity Corporation Tri-State Innovative Readiness Training 2019 have provided quality medical care to a number of community members at temporary clinics since June 14. As of June 18, the temporary clinics at the three DAEOC Tri-State IRT sites in Sikeston, Barlow, Ky. and Cairo, Ill. have seen approximately 1,526 individual patients and performed approximately 9,554 medical, dental and optometry procedures.
  • Public Health Airmen engage civilian partners during DAEOC IRT

    Airmen deployed in support of Delta Area Economic Opportunity Corporation Tri-State Innovative Readiness Training 2019 coordinated with civilian agency partners to promote agency interoperability during public health site visits to multiple locations June 18.
  • Area Dental Laboratory aims for 100 percent lab tech certification

    Dental readiness is an important aspect of keeping the Air Force fit to fight. Despite this, the dental lab technicians responsible for ensuring your readiness are not required by the Air Force to hold a certification from the National Board for Certification in Dental Laboratory Technology.
  • Dental clinic keeps deployers in fight

    Whenever a member suffers from dental problems, his or her ability to perform the mission is affected. To prevent this, the 380th Expeditionary Medical Group’s dental clinic at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates, analyzes and treats the problem.
  • Dental highlight

    Highlight video of Airmen in the 56th MDG Dental squadron working hard and providing the best care for airmen and civilians at Luke AFB
  • Dental lab: Behind the scenes artists

    Airmen may need crowns, retainers, night guards or some other form of dental gear. To provide this, dentists take impressions of the patient’s mouth. Once made, they’re taken to the dental lab where the technicians make a mold from the impression. This is the part patients don’t get to witness.
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