SPECIALTY

PERIODONTIST

COMPLEX DENTAL PROBLEMS ARE NO PROBLEM

47HX

When Airmen require specialized dental care, we make sure they have access to exactly what they need. Responsible for examining, diagnosing and treating diseases that form on different tissues around the teeth, Air Force Periodontists provide surgical and nonsurgical care to the issues of the gums and bones surrounding the jaw. These specialists play an integral role in providing the best care possible to our Airmen and their families.

QUALIFICATIONS SUMMARY

  • MINIMUM EDUCATION

    Doctor of Dental Surgery or Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry degree from an ADA-accredited college or university
  • QUALIFICATIONS

    • Completion of a residency in periodontics, acceptable to the Surgeon General
    • Completion of 5.5-week Commissioned Officer training course
    • Must be between the ages of 18 and 48

TRAINING & EDUCATION

How do we transform you from the civilian sector to a leader and an Officer in the Air Force? From education to continued training, your Air Force path is here.

  • COMMISSIONED OFFICER TRAINING

    5.5 weeks

  • MILITARY TRAINING LOCATION

    Maxwell AFB AL

TAKE A BREAK

Flights and 30-days vacation with pay each year.

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