Comprehensive dental care is provided for all active duty military personnel assigned to Scott Air Force Base. Dental specialties include: endodontics; prosthodontics; periodontics; oral surgery; and orthodontics. Orthodontic care is available on a very limited basis. Dental sick call is managed on an appointment basis. Periodic dental examinations are scheduled for active duty members through their unit health monitor. Follow-up appointments are made at the time of the periodic dental exam appointment or by calling the Dental Clinic. Treatment for dental emergencies, such as acute swelling, active bleeding, severe uncontrolled pain or trauma, during other than normal duty hours, can be accessed by calling us at the above number. Dental care for non-active duty personnel is extremely limited. Family members of active duty service members are strongly encouraged to enroll in the TRICARE Dental Program at www.tricaredentalprogram.com. Retirees and their family members are advised to enroll in a TRICARE program.