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Dental Clinic

Location: Bldg. 1900, 90 Vandenberg Drive, Hanscom AFB

Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday

Dental Clinic Records and Reception:
781-225-6324 or DSN 845-6324
All patients must present a valid military identification upon checking in at the Records and Reception area.

COVID-19 Update (July 2020)

  • The Hanscom dental clinic staff are working diligently to provide safe and effective care for our patients during this time. The clinic is currently seeing all patients for all treatment except cleanings, elective/esthetic treatments (standard cleanings, veneers, elective orthodontic retainers, and esthetic treatment are deferred at this time). With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, new protective policies have been put into place: Patients will be asked a COVID questionnaire 24 hours prior to their appointment as well as the same day to confirm no symptoms are being experienced and that treatment is safe (if symptoms are being experienced, patients will be referred to their primary care manager [PCM] for the appropriate care). Patients’ temperature will also be taken at the time of appointment to confirm no presence of fever. Providers and technicians will be wearing increased personal protective equipment (PPE) during treatment, this is for the safety of both the patient and the staff, as well as to comply with the latest OSHA and CDC guidance.
  • Initial and annual visit patients are encouraged to complete their health history online by following the link sent to their email on record. Members who hand carry records or have records at other locations are required to bring the dental record to any appointment unless the visit is a dental emergency. 
  • The inflow/outflow of our patients for the dental clinic has also changed due to COVID-19, and is as follows.
  1. All visits are appointment only and we ask that you call prior to any planned visit to the clinic.
    1. Dental Front Desk: 781-225-6324
  2. If you are arriving for your scheduled appointment, you will be asked to call the front desk upon your arrival and remain in your vehicle until the treatment team is ready to meet you inside the main doors of the building.
  3. Upon entering the building, you will be escorted by a dental technician and will have your temperature taken by the front reception staff.
  4. The patient will then be escorted to the dental treatment area and be seated in their specific provider’s treatment room.
  5. After treatment is complete, the patient will be escorted to the door for safe return to their vehicle.

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Sick Call
Active duty sick call is by appointment only. Active duty members may call 781-225-6789 option #5 or Dental Front desk at 781-225-6324 at any time during normal duty hours to schedule a sick call appointment. Emergency care (such as active bleeding and/or trauma) are accepted on a walk-in basis and does not need an appointment. If you need emergency dental care after hours, call 781-225-6789 and choose the option for Dental.

Services:
• Dental exams, x-rays and cleanings
• Fillings (metal and plastic)
• Crowns & Bridges
• Dentures (full and partial)
• Root Canals
• Oral Surgery (Including IV Sedation)
• Periodontal (Gum Disease) Treatment
• Limited Dental Implant Care
• Urgent and Emergent Dental Care
• Limited, Minor Orthodontic Care
• On-Site Dental Laboratory
• Off-Base Referral Network for Specialty Care Through the Active Duty Dental Plan (ADDP)
• Overseas clearance exams for dependent children and spouses

Population Served: Active duty service members.

Family members of active duty personnel are encouraged to participate in the TRICARE Dental Program (TDP) administered by a civilian insurance company. Sign up online at www.tricare.mil/bwe or contact the dental front desk for more information.

Family members preparing to accompany their military sponsor to an overseas assignment must complete all necessary dental work prior to departure. Although family member dental care is available at overseas bases, it may be extremely limited at some locations. Family members requiring an overseas clearance examination can call the Dental Clinic at 781-225-6789 option #5 or directly dental clinic at 781-225-6324 to schedule an exam if not completed by their civilian dentist.

Retirees and their family members are eligible for the TRICARE Retiree Dental Program (RDP). Call the RDP Enrollment Services Department at 888-838-8737 or visit their website at http://www.trdp.org for more information.

Enrollment in any of the programs is not automatic. Call 1-800-444-5445 or enroll on line.

(Updated May 2018