The Approving Official Responsibilities

The AO must ensure that all purchases a. Are correct and fulfill mission requirements. b. Do not exceed spending limits. d. Have not been split into smaller segments to stay under the 2,500 threshold. 2-9. PRIME VENDOR A prime vendor is a distributor contracted (by US Army Dental Command DENCOM ) as the main source of all expendable medical and dental supplies. The contract ensures the dental clinics that the prime vendor (distributor) will stock sufficient amounts of designated supplies to...

Attributes Of A Dental Specialist

The dental specialist relieves the dental officer of tasks that can be performed by an individual with less professional training. To work effectively, the dental specialist must have certain attributes. Some of the basic attributes are discussed below. a. Aptitude. The prospective dental specialist must be intelligent and have a certain degree of manual dexterity. Dentistry is a highly technical profession requiring knowledge, understanding, and an ability to handle professional instruments...

Exercises Lesson

Answer the following exercises by marking the lettered response that best answers the question, by completing the incomplete statement, or by writing the answer in the space provided. After you have completed all the exercises, turn to Solutions to Exercises at the end of the lesson and check your answers. 1. Situation A dental officer and a dental specialist are working together and are following a procedural outline planned and practiced in advance. Identify the term or terms...