FORT JACKSON

Dental Care

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Fort Jackson’s Dental Activity, DENTAC, operates five dental treatment facilities (clinics), four of which provide a full range of dental services to eligible beneficiaries. All clinics are open 7:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. Monday through Friday. A Soldier’s empanelled dental clinic is determined by his or her unit of assignment.

The dental headquarters (803-751-6213) is at 4323 Hill St. Caldwell Dental Clinic (803-751-5178/6017) is on Strom Thurmond Boulevard and treats predominantly Soldiers in training (Initial Entry Training, Soldier Support Institute students, etc.). Hagen Dental Clinic (803-751-3255/4091) is near the intersection of Moseby Street and Magruder Avenue and treats Fort Jackson permanent party Soldiers. Oliver Dental Clinic (803-751-1624/1894) is on Hill Street and Magruder Avenue and treats permanent party as well. The hospital dental clinic (803-751-2108/2141) is on the third floor of Moncrief Army Health Clinic and is a referral clinic for oral surgery, pathology and TMJ cases.

The Reception Medical Center Dental Clinic (803-751-3105/3106) is adjacent to the Reception Station on Washington Road and takes panorex bite-wing radiographs during dental in-processing for new Soldiers.

Individual Ready Reserve Soldiers now in-process at Oliver Dental Clinic (803-751-1624). Emergency care (after hours) can be accessed through the Moncrief Army Community Hospital emergency room and the dentist on duty will be notified as needed. Dental services are not available for other than active-duty personnel or those on active duty for fewer than 30 days, IAW AR 40-35. Only active-duty Soldiers verified in DEERS are eligible for lawful access to Army dental health care.

Family members of active-duty personnel are strongly encouraged to enroll in the TRICARE Dental Program, www.tricare.mil/CoveredServices/Dental/TDP, will no longer exist after 1 Jan 2019. This program is provided by the Department of Defense to provide dental care for other than active duty beneficiaries.

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