The Andrew Rader dental clinic is located within the Andrew Rader U.S. Army Health Clinic on the second floor in Fort Myer, VA. There are currently four dental officers and three full-time hygienists.  All Soldiers must be in-processed with the dental clinic before making an appointment. Ensure to bring a copy of your current order, military ID and dental record during in-processing hours.  In order to maximize social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic, please call during normal duty hours to make an appointment.

After normal duty hours, if you have a valid dental emergency (severe dental pain, trauma, large facial swelling, difficulty breathing or swallowing), you must report to the Emergency Room at Fort Belvoir Community Hospital 571-231-3162.

The Andrew Rader Dental Clinic does not provide routine care for Retiree or Family members. Enrollment forms and booklets for the Tricare Active Duty Family Member Dental Plan may be obtained at the clinic during normal duty hours.

Readiness Classifications
  • Dental Class 1 - No treatment needed or all treatment complete.
  • Dental Class 2 - Treatment needed, but unlikely to have a dental emergency within 12 months.
  • Dental Class 3 - Non-Deployable - immediate treatment needed, likely to have a dental emergency within 12 months.
  • Dental Class 4 - Non-Deployable - Patient requires a periodic oral evaluation (more than 15 months since last dental check-up) or Panoramic X-Ray not present in dental record.

Andrew Rader Dental Clinic proudly supports the dental health needs of eligible Service Members assigned to the National Capital Region. We provide all types of dental care to include preventive services, routine dental treatment, emergency dental care, and referrals to specialty care not available directly in our clinic.  Please be advised that certain types of services may be postponed during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Eligible Service members seen in our clinic are: Active Duty military as well as Reserve Component Soldiers serving on a current set of orders >30 days.

Our clinic policy requires our staff to verify that we have a current copy of orders on file before you can schedule an appointment for any dental care. If there is not a copy on file or if it has expired, please drop off a copy for us before you call to schedule your appointment.