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  • 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.
  • This Month in AFMS History: Air Force dentists responded to 1981 explosion at Ramstein Air Base

    Two bombs exploded in a parking lot outside the U.S. Air Forces in Europe headquarters building at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on August 31, 1981, injuring 15 people. When they heard the blasts, Air Force dentists and their staff ran out to help.
  • Airmen provide care during Tropic Care Maui County 2018

    More than 350 Soldiers, Sailors, Marines and Airmen deployed to Maui, Molokai and Lanai, Hawaii this summer for Tropic Care Maui County 2018, an Innovative Readiness Training exercise to provide no-cost health services to local residents.
  • FEDVIP is coming: Get to know dental and vision plans today

    The TRICARE Retiree Dental Program (TRDP) ends on Dec. 31, 2018. Beginning in 2019, dental and vision plans will be available through the Federal Employees Dental and Vision Insurance Program (FEDVIP). Now is a good time to become familiar with FEDVIP options.
  • Barksdale medical team supports exercise in Panama

    Five members of the 2nd Medical Group, Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, joined an expert team of U.S. Airmen, Marines and Soldiers in support of Exercise New Horizons 2018 in Panama.
  • Take command: Changes coming to the TRICARE Retiree Dental Program

    Do you have TRICARE Retiree Dental Program (TRDP) coverage now? If so, then you need to know that the TRDP will end on Dec. 31, 2018.
  • Children's Dental Health Month: What parents need to know

    February is Children’s Dental Health Month and parents need to know what to look out for to make sure their children have great dental health. Teaching children about taking care of their teeth can be challenging, but it’s important to ensure a good foundation for building lifelong habits of oral hygiene and health for them as they grow up.
  • Dentist approved for readiness requirement

    Airman Briana Wilson, newest member of the 932nd Airlift Wing dental team, takes bitewing X-rays of Master Sgt. Chris Wagoner, aircraft hydraulic shop, 932nd Maintenance Squadron, Jan. 6, 2018, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois. This was Wilson's first Reserve weekend and she kept busy with taking X-rays and 360 Pano X-rays in support of her fellow dental technicians.
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