Colorado Dental Hygienist Military Information

Dental Hygienist Military in Colorado

Dental specialists serve all branches of the army with dental care. A dental specialist in the military performs many of the same tasks and duties as a civilian dental assistant or dental hygienist. Dental specialist in the military undergo nine weeks of military Basic Training where they learn basic soldiering skills and 30 weeks of Advanced Individual Training which includes dental classroom education and hand-on dental experience. Upon completion of training, you will be qualified to obtain certification with either the American Medical Technologists as a Registered Dental Assistant or with the Dental Assisting National Board as a Certified Dental Assistant. You may also be eligible to use your GI Bill Benefit to continue your dental education and become a dental hygienist.

Military Bases in Colorado

Buckley AFB
18401 E. A-Basin Street, Bldg 606 (Stop 97)
Buckley AFB, CO 80011

Fort Carson
Army Community Service, 6303 Wetzel Ave, Bldg 1526
Fort Carson, CO 80913-4104
(719) 526-5811

Petersen AFB
21 MSS/DPF, 135 Dover St, Ste 1055
Peterson AFB, CO 80914-1160
(719) 556-7011

Schriever AFB
Family Support Center, 50 MSS/DPF, 65 Hahn Avenue, Ste 6515
Schriever AFB, CO 80912-6515
(719) 567-1110

USAF Academy
6248 West Pine Loop
USAF Academy, CO 80840

VA Hospitals in Colorado

Grand Junction VA Medical Center
2121 North Avenue
Grand Junction, CO 81501
(866) 206-6415 - Phone
(970) 244-1303 - Fax

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