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.