Steps for seeking emergency dental care
U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Anita M. Shade,18th Dental Squadron Deputy Squadron commander, performs a teeth cleaning procedure on a patient Jan. 10, 2020, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. Unexpected dental emergencies can happen anytime and the 18th DS provides on-call, after-hours emergency care during non-duty hours and weekends. This service can be accessed via the Kadena Connect app. The app provides step-by-step instructions to help guide patients through the process. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Benjamin Sutton)