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NAS Oceana Dental Services On-Base and Nearby

Dental service is probably last on everyone’s list of their favorite things to do. Unfortunately, it’s a hygienic necessity that can’t be avoided. NAS Oceana Dental services make visits to the dentist at least a little less scary with their convenience and transparency. If you need a cleaning, have an emergency, need routine work, or require other dental services, you’ll be covered at your new base on NAS Oceana.

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NAS Oceana Dental Location and Emergency Information

The NAS Oceana Dental Department (part of the overall Medical Branch Health Clinic) offers service members, their families, and others living on base a convenient location to visit to get dental service or exams completed. Call the NAS Oceana Dental Clinic phone number to make appointments ahead of time for non-emergency care.

Dental Department NAS Oceana
Inside Branch Health Clinic NAS Oceana
1550 Tomcat Blvd.
Bldg. 285
Phone: 1 (757) 953-3917/3936/3918

If you have a non-traumatic dental emergency and need to be seen, you can do so during the following emergency/sick call times. If you have a traumatic injury or injuries involving your dentition that needs immediate care, you may come in at any time of day during general work hours, as listed below.

Emergency/Sick Call Hours

  • Mon-Fri: 0700-1000

General Work Hours

  • Mon-Thurs: 0645-1545
  • Friday: 0645-1245

If you happen to have an emergency that falls outside of the emergent hours or general working hours, you also have off-base options nearby. NAS Oceana Dental Clinic recommends visiting the Dental Office at Norfolk Naval Station, which has a team on standby 24/7.

Norfolk Naval Station Emergency Dental
Sewell’s Point Dental
1647 Admiral Taussig Blvd.
Norfolk, VA 23511
Bldg. CD3
Phone: 1 (757) 953-8530

Appointment Information

NAS Oceana requests that you arrive for all scheduled appointments 15 minutes early. You should also bring a list of all medications you’re currently taking, including anything over the counter. You will be required to show your DOD ID card upon checking in for your appointment.

The dental clinic does not allow children to accompany adults into the clinic unless someone else is present to care for them during the appointment.

Treatment, Services, and Qualification

Dental services are reserved for active-duty patients in DEERS, reservists for exams only, and family members for exams only. Service members are not allowed to wear civilian or PT gear while visiting the dental clinic; you must wear your Service Khaki Uniform or Navy Working Uniform (NWU).

The services offered at NAS Oceana include:

  • Dental Exams
  • Endodontics (root canals)
  • Exodontics (extractions)
  • Fillings
  • General Dentistry
  • Periodontics (gums and bone)
  • Prosthodontics (crown and bridge)
  • Radiographs

If you need more information about NAS Oceana dental services and offerings, you’re encouraged to contact them at 1 (757) 953-3917 or 1 (757) 953-3918. You can also fill out a comment card post-service here to let them know how they’re doing.

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