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Airman 1st Class Marissa Kruse, 22nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, receives a teeth cleaning Mar. 1, 2021, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. The dental clinic provides a number of services for military members and their dependents including: cleanings, fillings, root canals, retainers, night guards and tooth extractions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alexi Bosarge)

Airman 1st Class Marissa Kruse, 22nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, receives a teeth cleaning Mar. 1, 2021, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. The dental clinic provides a number of services for military members and their dependents including: cleanings, fillings, root canals, retainers, night guards and tooth extractions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alexi Bosarge)

Chelsea Slagle, 22nd Operational Medical Readiness Squadron dental assistant, applies fluoride onto the teeth of Airman 1st Class Marissa Kruse, 22nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, after a cleaning Mar. 1, 2021, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. The Air Force requires members to receive an oral exam and tooth cleaning each year to ensure dental health and allow Airmen to complete the mission unhindered. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alexi Bosarge)

Chelsea Slagle, 22nd Operational Medical Readiness Squadron dental assistant, applies fluoride onto the teeth of Airman 1st Class Marissa Kruse, 22nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, after a cleaning Mar. 1, 2021, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. The Air Force requires members to receive an oral exam and tooth cleaning each year to ensure dental health and allow Airmen to complete the mission unhindered. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alexi Bosarge)

A dental study teeth model sits in a dental office Mar. 1, 2021, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. There are five dentists that keep McConnell’s dental clinic up and running, allowing members of Team McConnell to maintain operational readiness. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alexi Bosarge)

A dental study teeth model sits in a dental office Mar. 1, 2021, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. There are five dentists that keep McConnell’s dental clinic up and running, allowing members of Team McConnell to maintain operational readiness. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alexi Bosarge)

Airman 1st Class Marissa Kruse, 22nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, receives a teeth cleaning Mar. 1st, 2021, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. McConnell dentists and dental assistants preform an average of 40 to 50 dental cleanings in a week for active duty and reserve military members as well as family members. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alexi Bosarge)

Airman 1st Class Marissa Kruse, 22nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, receives a teeth cleaning Mar. 1st, 2021, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. McConnell dentists and dental assistants preform an average of 40 to 50 dental cleanings in a week for active duty and reserve military members as well as family members. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alexi Bosarge)

Dental instruments await use in a dental office March 1, 2021, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. The dentists at McConnell take an average of 45 minutes to an hour per patient that come in for cleanings. Dentists must scrap off any plaque and tartar, followed by a toothpaste cleaning and flossing. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alexi Bosarge)

Dental instruments await use in a dental office March 1, 2021, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. The dentists at McConnell take an average of 45 minutes to an hour per patient that come in for cleanings. Dentists must scrap off any plaque and tartar, followed by a toothpaste cleaning and flossing. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alexi Bosarge)

Maj. James Koll, 22nd Operational Medical Readiness Squadron dental flight commander, cleans and inspects the teeth of Airman 1st Class Marissa Kruse, 22nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, Mar. 1, 2021, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. The dental clinics mission is to ensure the dental readiness and oral health of all patients, which allows them to deploy and carry on the aerial refueling mission at a moment’s notice. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alexi Bosarge)

Maj. James Koll, 22nd Operational Medical Readiness Squadron dental flight commander, cleans and inspects the teeth of Airman 1st Class Marissa Kruse, 22nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, Mar. 1, 2021, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. The dental clinics mission is to ensure the dental readiness and oral health of all patients, which allows them to deploy and carry on the aerial refueling mission at a moment’s notice. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alexi Bosarge)

Maj. James Koll, 22nd Operational Medical Readiness Squadron dental flight commander, and Chelsea Slagle, 22 OMRS dental assistant, observe x-rays during a dental cleaning March 1, 2021, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. March 6 is observed as National Dentist Day, celebrating the hard work and dedication of dentists across the world. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alexi Bosarge)

Maj. James Koll, 22nd Operational Medical Readiness Squadron dental flight commander, and Chelsea Slagle, 22 OMRS dental assistant, observe x-rays during a dental cleaning March 1, 2021, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. March 6 is observed as National Dentist Day, celebrating the hard work and dedication of dentists across the world. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alexi Bosarge)

Airman 1st Class Marissa Kruse, 22nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, receives a teeth cleaning Mar. 1, 2021, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. The dental clinic provides a number of services for military members and their dependents including: cleanings, fillings, root canals, retainers, night guards and tooth extractions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alexi Bosarge)