Dental Assistant Apprenticeship Program Within the U.S. Disciplinary Barracks

Díaz-Cruz, Alvin A.
January 2006
Dental Assistant;Jan/Feb2006, Vol. 75 Issue 1, p28
The article features the dental clinic located at the U.S. Disciplinary Barracks (USDB), a maximum-security military prison in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. This clinic offers dental services, such as treatment for dental emergency, periodic exam, extractions, cleaning, and operative procedures. The clinic's staff is trained and capable of handling all tasks. Six of the dental assistants are prison inmates. The USDB, on the other hand, offers dental assistant apprenticeship program to the prison inmates.


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