Active duty Coast Guard personnel are entitled to emergency, routine, and accessory dental treatment at all Military Treatment Facilities. Dental care from civilian dentists requires preauthorization from HSWL SC unless a dental emergency exists. Emergency dental treatment required for the immediate relief of pain or infection may be obtained by active duty Coast Guard personnel from any available dentist (civilian or military).
Base Seattle Dental Clinic is staffed by two Dental Officers and a contracted Oral Hygienists.
Active duty Coast Guard personnel are required to obtain an annual dental exam. To schedule a dental exam or a cleaning call (206) 217-6432. If you are a reserve or active duty member who receives dental care from a civilian dentist, print out the Department of Defense Active Duty/Reserve Forces Dental Exam DD Form 2813. Take the form to the civilian dentist with you and ask the dentist to fill out the form. When completed fax the form to the Base Seattle Clinic Administrator at (206) 217-6636.