Tag Archives: Dental

The Artisan

Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Jimmy P. Florendo shares with viewers his insight and experience as a dental technician improving the quality of life for Sailors

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Worth A Thousand Words: Have You Been Flossing?

Photo: Lt. Andrew J. Hoppe, ship's dental officer, left, and Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Rashad Thompson perform a teeth cleaning in the dental ward aboard the multipurpose amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7). Iwo Jima and the embarked 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit (24th MEU) are deployed in support of maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Jonathan L. Correa/Released)

Lt. Andrew J. Hoppe, ship’s dental officer, left, and Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Rashad Thompson perform a teeth cleaning in the dental ward aboard the multipurpose amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7). Iwo Jima and the embarked 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit (24th MEU) are deployed in support of maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the …

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Medical Monday: Checking The Chompers

Dentists assist soldiers in dental readiness with everything from cleanings to extractions during Combat Support Training Exercise – 91. Everyone dreads the dentist. They dig and pry at our teeth and the mere thought of a check-up sends shivers down our spines. However, there should be no fright when dealing with the dental group here at Fort Hunter Liggett in …

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