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Dental Health Command-Pacific

Dental Health Command-Pacific

OVERVIEW

The Dental Health Command Pacific (DHC-P), located at Tripler Army Medical Center, Hawaii, includes command and control of five U.S. Army Dental Activities (DENTACs) located in Hawaii, Korea, Japan, Joint Base Lewis-McChord and Alaska, totaling 24 dental treatment facilities (DTFs).

DHC-P is the Pacific region’s premier oral health care system, supporting dental readiness and health care diplomacy throughout the Asia-Pacific area of responsibility (AOR), ensuring the delivery of outstanding oral health care for Soldiers and eligible beneficiaries. DHC-P supports Regional Health Command-Pacific’s (RHC-P) global health engagements throughout the U.S. Pacific Command (PACOM) AOR.

DHC-P provides routine and specialty dental health care for nearly 77,000 eligible beneficiaries. DHC-P’s quality graduate dental programs consist of a 4-year (2-start) oral and maxillofacial surgery (OMS) program at Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM), a 4-year (1-start) OMS program in Hawaii, an Advanced Education General Dentistry-1 (AEGD-1, 8-start) program in JBLM, and an Advanced Education General Dentistry-2 (AEGD-2, 4- start) program in Hawaii.

In an average month, DHC-P provides 13,485 dental encounters with a workforce of 695 employees consisting of both military and civilian personnel using 417 dental chairs.

RENOVATIONS

The DHC-P continues to renovate and upgrade dental treatment facilities and capabilities to provide dental care to all eligible beneficiaries. Current ongoing projects include:

  • 79 chair consolidated dental treatment facility (Korea)
  • 28 chair dental treatment facility (Korea)
  • 19 chair dental treatment facility (Hawaii)
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