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  • 21st MDS educates with National Children’s Dental Health Month

    Parents often wonder why taking care of baby teeth are important since they will quickly fall out. However, habits and attitudes are formed at a young age. Placing an emphasis on your child’s dental health now can be a critical step towards them maintaining a lifetime of healthy teeth and gums. Also, baby teeth are important space holders for permanent teeth. Losing them prematurely due to cavities can create the need for orthodontic intervention in the future.
  • 21st Dental Squadron teaches children the importance of dental hygiene

    PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – Senior Airman Davis Walker, 21st Dental Squadron dental lab technician, teaches children at the R. P. Lee Youth Center on Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, Feb. 16, 2018. During the event, the children learned how to properly clean their teeth, and the importance of good dental health. (U.S. Air Force photo by
  • Enroll, change federal benefits during Open Season through Dec. 11

    This year's Federal Benefits Open Season runs from today through Monday, Dec. 11, and includes the Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) program, the Federal Employees Dental and Vision Insurance Program (FEDVIP) and the Federal Flexible Spending Account (FSAFEDS) program. Open Season gives federal employees and retirees the opportunity to
  • Proper dental care can prevent disease

    More than fighting bad breath or preventing gingivitis, research shows that dental health also contributes to the overall well-being of Airmen.   Good dental care includes an annual checkup, brushing and flossing, drinking fluoridated water and making sure everyone in the family is covered by dental insurance. The American Dental Association has

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