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 APG Dental Clinic Command

 

APG South Dental Clinic will be closed on Friday October 5th for the training holiday. APG North Dental Clinic will be open for normal operations.

 

Both APG North and South Dental Clinics will be closed on Monday October 8th in observance of the Columbus Day Holiday.

 

Emergencies should call Staff Duty at 410-278-1725. We apologize for any inconvenience. 

 

Hours of Operation
Aberdeen/Edgewood Clinics: 7:00AM - 3:30PM M-F
Sick call: 7:00AM - 8:00AM hours at both locations

 

Phone Numbers

Aberdeen

APG North Clinic Appointments & General Information: (410) 278-1795
APG DCC Commander/APG DCC Sr. Dental NCO: (410) 278-1795
APG North Clinic Fax: (410) 278-5577

 

Edgewood
APG South Clinic Appointments & General Information: (410) 436-3481
EA OIC/EA NCOIC: (410) 436-3481
APG South Clinic Fax: (410) 436-2442

After-Hours Care
For active duty dental emergency services, please call the KUSAHC staff duty desk at (443) 807-0725.  For family members and civilians please call your local emergency room or civilian provider.

 

Dental Classification

The oral health of uniformed personnel shall be classified as follows:

 

Class1 – Patients with a current dental examination, who do not require dental treatment or reevaluation. Class 1 patients are worldwide deployable.

 

Class 2 – Patients with a current examination, who require non-urgent dental treatment or reevaluation for oral conditions, which are unlikely to result in dental emergencies within 12 months. This may include cleaning, maintenance therapy, fillings, etc.  Class 2 patients are worldwide deployable.

 

Class 3 – Patients who require urgent or emergent dental treatment or can reasonably be expected to have a dental emergency in the next 12 months.  Class 3 patients are not worldwide deployable.

 

Class 4 – Patients who have not had a dental exam in the last 12 months. Class 4 patients normally are not worldwide deployable until they have had an exam and or not deemed Class 3 as a result of the exam.

 

Services Provided
APG DCC provides annual dental examinations, cleanings, emergency and routine care to active duty Soldiers only. If the appointment wait is too long or the treatment beyond the scope of our providers or facilities a soldier may be referred for care to the private sector through the Active Duty Dental Program (ADDP).  These referrals are directed through APG DCC.  Any treatment completed in the private sector without prior authorization will be the billed to the individual Soldier for unauthorized treatment.


 

TRICARE DENTAL PROGRAM ELIGIBILITY
The TDP is available to family members of all active duty Uniformed Service personnel and to Selected Reserve and IRR members and/or their families.  To be eligible for the TDP, the sponsor must have at least 12 months remaining on his of her service commitment with the parent Service at the time of enrollment.  When the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System (DEERS) indicates less than 12 months remaining, United Concordia will validate the intent of those active duty, Selected Reserve, or IRR members to continue their service commitment.  This service commitment based on the time remaining in any single status or in any uninterrupted combination of active duty, Selected Reserve, or IRR status.


NOTE: Any reservist who is on a tour of active duty that is greater than 30 days receives the same entitlements as an active duty member.  This includes the Active Guard/Reserve (AGR) and reservists on active duty for special work or training.

 

Individuals eligible to enroll in the TDP include the following:


1) Family members of active duty, Selected Reserve, and IRR service members.  This includes spouses and unmarried children (including stepchildren, adopted children, and wards) under the age of 21.  Family members will be eligible up to the end of the month in which they turn 21.  Family members may be eligible after 21 if:

1.     They are enrolled full-time at an accredited college or university and they are more than 50 percent dependent on the sponsor for financial support. These students are eligible to the end of the month in which they turn age 23. If the student terminates his or her education prior to turning 23, eligibility ends at the end of the month in which education terminates.

2.     They have a disabling illness or injury that occurred before their 21st birthday or between the ages of 21 and 23 if they were enrolled as a full time student at the time of the illness or injury, and they were more than 50 percent dependant on the sponsor for financial support.


2) Selected Reserve and IRR service members.


NOTE: All enrollees are eligible for dental care in both CONUS and OCONUS service areas.  The family member does not have to be command sponsored, listed on the sponsor's change of assignment orders, or formally recognized as a family member on an accompanied tour to receive dental care in the OCONUS service area.


For additional information, call 1-800-866-8499 or visit the United Concordia Website at  www.ucci.com.

 

RETIREES: Delta Dental Plan of California is the administrator for the TRICARE Retiree Dental Plan (TRDP). As of 1 October 2000, benefits under the TRDP were enhanced to form the most comprehensive dental benefits program ever available to Uniformed Services retirees and their family members. For additional information, contact Delta toll-free at 1-888-838-8737, or visit the TRDP web site at www.ddpdelta.org.

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