355th Dental Squadron

Senior Amn Richard Sandoval, 355th Dental Squadron dental laboratory technician, fabricates a parcelain crown for a patient here, October 17. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Noah R. Johnson)

Senior Amn Richard Sandoval, 355th Dental Squadron dental laboratory technician, fabricates a parcelain crown for a patient here, October 17. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Noah R. Johnson)

Staff Sgt. Nabeel Razzak, 355th Dental Squadron dental laboratory technician, creates a patient's diagnostic mock-up here, October 17. A diagnostic mock-up is used to help a doctor visualize the end-product of a patient's tooth. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Noah R. Johnson)

Staff Sgt. Nabeel Razzak, 355th Dental Squadron dental laboratory technician, creates a patient's diagnostic mock-up here, October 17. A diagnostic mock-up is used to help a doctor visualize the end-product of a patient's tooth. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Noah R. Johnson)

Airman 1st Class Christopher Young, 355th Dental Squadron Airman-in-charge of Dental Radiology, prepares a patient for a tooth X-ray here, October 17. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Noah R. Johnson)

Airman 1st Class Christopher Young, 355th Dental Squadron Airman-in-charge of Dental Radiology, prepares a patient for a tooth X-ray here, October 17. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Noah R. Johnson)

Colonel Lynn Harris, 355th Dental Squadron commander, performs an operative procedure on a patient here, October 17. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Noah R. Johnson)

Colonel Lynn Harris, 355th Dental Squadron commander, performs an operative procedure on a patient here, October 17. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Noah R. Johnson)


Unit:
355th Dental Squadron

Motto/Slogan/Nickname:
Slogan: "Bring the Fight, Feel the Bite"

Mission:
The 355th Dental Squadron trains and equips expeditionary medics; ensures all of our Desert Lightning Warriors are medically fit-to-fight and maximize the health and welfare of our community.

Vision Statement:
Provide high quality dental services to active duty personnel in a timely and cost-efficient manner. Provide highly skilled professional providers and technicians in support of the 355th Wing mission and the 355th Medical Group's peace and war time missions.


Members:
The 355th Dental Squadron is comprised of 29 active duty and 15 civilian personnel.

Recent Accomplishments:
-2005 Outstanding rating for Air Force Health Services Tri-Annual Inspection
-2007 355th Group Below the Zone Recipient
-2008 355th Group Below the Zone Recipient
-2008 Nominated Air Force Medical Service/ACC Medium Dental Clinic of the Year
-2008 Number one in ACC for year - Dentally deployable DMAFB members