59th Dental Group

The 59th Dental Group is the largest dental service in the Air Force. The group examines 36,000 basic military trainees and 28,000 technical training students a year. It has the only stereolithography and modeling lab in the Air Force, which produces dimensionally-accurate medical models and craniofacial prostheses. This capability provides rehabilitative support to patients with acquired or congenital defects of the head and neck region.

The group also provides after-hours emergency dental support and operates the largest dental education program in the Air Force. All care is provided in one of the following locations:

  • Dunn Dental Clinic
  • Post Graduate Dental School & Clinic
  • San Antonio Military Medical Center (hospital dentistry/oral pathology)
  • Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center (oral/maxillofacial surgery)
For more information regarding the Orthodontic Residency Program, click here. 

Medical Appointment Line:

JBSA SAPR Hotline: 210-808-7272
DoD Safe Helpline: 1-877-995-5247

Chaplain Services: 210-292-7373


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