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23rd AMDS conducts routine dental cleaning

MOODY AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. -- Airman 1st Class Edward Huffman, 822nd Security Forces Squadron member, has his teeth checked with a dental probe, which is used to explore the teeth’s surface and to locate cavities, here May 12. The mirror provides an easier view for the dental technician to get an in-depth look at his patients’ teeth. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joshua Green/RELEASED)

MOODY AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. -- Airman 1st Class Edward Huffman, 822nd Security Forces Squadron member, has his teeth checked with a dental probe, which is used to explore the teeth’s surface and to locate cavities, here May 12. The mirror provides an easier view for the dental technician to get an in-depth look at his patients’ teeth. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joshua Green/RELEASED)

MOODY AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. -- Staff Sgt. Steven Smith, 23rd Aeromedical Dental Squadron dental technician, uses a dental mirror and dental probe for a routine dental cleaning on Airman 1st Class Edward Huffman, 822nd Security Forces Squadron member, here May 12. The dental mirror is used to separate the cheeks permitting the technician to see inside of the oral cavity, while the dental probe explores the holes, grooves and fissures of tooth surfaces to locate cavities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joshua Green/RELEASED)

MOODY AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. -- Staff Sgt. Steven Smith, 23rd Aeromedical Dental Squadron dental technician, uses a dental mirror and dental probe for a routine dental cleaning on Airman 1st Class Edward Huffman, 822nd Security Forces Squadron member, here May 12. The dental mirror is used to separate the cheeks permitting the technician to see inside of the oral cavity, while the dental probe explores the holes, grooves and fissures of tooth surfaces to locate cavities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joshua Green/RELEASED)

MOODY AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. -- A set of dental tools sits ready to be used for a routine cleaning here May 12. Each tool performs a unique task for cleaning teeth. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joshua Green/RELEASED)

MOODY AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. -- A set of dental tools sits ready to be used for a routine cleaning here May 12. Each tool performs a unique task for cleaning teeth. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joshua Green/RELEASED)

MOODY AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. -- Staff Sgt. Steven Smith, 23rd Aeromedical Dental Squadron dental technician, cleans the teeth of Airman 1st Class Edward Huffman, 822nd Security Forces Squadron member, during a routine dental cleaning here May 12. Airmen are required to have a routine dental cleaning and check-up annually. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joshua Green/RELEASED)

MOODY AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. -- Staff Sgt. Steven Smith, 23rd Aeromedical Dental Squadron dental technician, cleans the teeth of Airman 1st Class Edward Huffman, 822nd Security Forces Squadron member, during a routine dental cleaning here May 12. Airmen are required to have a routine dental cleaning and check-up annually. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joshua Green/RELEASED)

MOODY AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. -- Airman 1st Class Natalie Hellwig, 23rd Aeromedical Dental Squadron dental assistant, calls a patient to the front desk for an appointment here May 12. The dental squadron provides routine cleanings, root canals and addresses most dental concerns; if they cannot provide the service, Airmen are directed off base for care. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joshua Green/RELEASED)

MOODY AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. -- Airman 1st Class Natalie Hellwig, 23rd Aeromedical Dental Squadron dental assistant, calls a patient to the front desk for an appointment here May 12. The dental squadron provides routine cleanings, root canals and addresses most dental concerns; if they cannot provide the service, Airmen are directed off base for care. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joshua Green/RELEASED)