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Army Dentistry

Mission and Vision


A ready Dental Corps delivering global dental services to enable sustained readiness of the Total Force.


The leader in expeditionary dentistry and sustainment of force readiness through quality dental care.

Chief, Army Dental Corps

Deputy Commanding Officer, William Beaumont Army Medical Center 

29th Chief, Army Dental Corps

Colonel Stephen J. Tanner is the Deputy Commanding Officer at William Beaumont Army Medical Center, Fort Bliss, Texas, and as of June 3, 2022, the 29th Chief, Army Dental Corps.

Graduate Dental Education

Graduate Dental Education uses the Dental Directorate Sharepoint for coordinating information.


The DENCOM SharePoint website is only accessible to Common Access Card (CAC) holders within the AMEDD domain. 

The Dental Corps Professional Postgraduate Short Course Program (PPSCP) includes the Army sponsored Endo/Perio/Prosth Short Course, the Oral and Maxillofacial Short Course, and the Clinical Review of Comprehensive Dentistry/Restorative Dentistry Short Course. Information regarding these courses will be made available on this site, as well as the CAC accessible Army Dentistry Portal as soon as practicable.

In the meantime, the Memorandum of Instruction (MOI), Application Form, FAQs and a Checklist are provided for those making application for residency training to begin in 2024. Questions about the application process should be directed to the Graduate Dental Education Team at usarmy.jbsa.medical-coe.list.dhet-dc-ameddcs@mail.mil or by telephone at: (210) 221-0079 or (210) 295-9604.



Dental Liaison
US Army Medical Recruiting Brigade
1889 Old Ironsides Ave
Fort Knox, KY 40121

(502) 626-0458

For Information on Health Loan Repayment issues:
POC is Ft McCoy: 608-388-5445 or 608-388-5392 or 877-462-7782
Best to send e-mail to rcpsotmslrp@usar.army.mil

Retirement Recognition

Dental Corps Retirement Recognition

Retirement recognition requests must be received NLT 90 days (OCONUS) and NLT 60 days (CONUS) prior to the proposed presentation date.

Presidential Recognition

Contact Us

Executive Officer
Chief U.S. Army Dental Corps
3630 Stanley Road, Suite 281
Ft. Sam Houston, Texas 78234
(210 )221-7489

Executive Fellow
Chief U.S. Army Dental Corps
3630 Stanley Road, Suite 298
Ft. Sam Houston, Texas 78234
(210) 221-7382

We do not process requests for dental accounts or other daily operational issues. Please contact your local DENTAC HQ or the Dental Directorate.