Tag: 59th Dental Group
  • Commentary: Got floss?

    You may know it is important to floss daily, but why?
  • Photo Essay: Competitive spirit shines at Warrior Medic Challenge

    Warrior medics from across Joint Base San Antonio battled it out for bragging rights, and a chance to take home the commander's sword and shield during the 59th Medical Wing’s Warrior Medic Challenge Nov. 4 at the Gillum Fitness Center and sports complex.
  • Air Force Postgraduate Dental School provides expert care

    U.S. Navy Lt. Christina Lilli, 59th Dental Group orthodontic resident, places braces on a patient Oct. 14 at the U.S. Air Force Postgraduate Dental School, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas. The 59th Medical Wing, with the USAF Post Graduate Dental School, has the Defense Department’s largest dental education mission, providing 85 percent of
  • 59th MDW brings normalcy to wounded patients

    Most people have no idea what “maxillofacial” means, but to wounded warriors with traumatic injuries the word inspires hope. Disfigured by circumstances while abroad or at home, maxillofacial prosthodontics gives wounded warriors, veterans and civilians a chance at living a normal life.
  • Commentary: Right toothbrush key to oral health

    Brushing is vital to achieving good oral hygiene. So choosing the right toothbrush for you, one you’ll be eager to use every day, is important, too.
  • Dental group expands services to SAMMC Airmen

    The 59th Dental Group has expanded services to Airmen who work at Joint Base San Antonio’s Fort Sam Houston, potentially saving the San Antonio Military Healthcare System thousands of mission hours annually.

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