Air Force Dental Evaluation and Consultation Service

DECS Priorities:
1. Provide a responsive consultative service for the Air Force Dental Corps for Infection Prevention & Control Program, Patient Safety Program, dental materials, equipment, and facility design
2. Fulfill the Air Force Medical Service (AFMS) capability and knowledge gaps across the dental spectrum of care through multifaceted research, development, testing, and evaluation (RDT&E)
3. Provide Continuing Education on Swank and maintain a responsive website (AFMS Knowledge Exchange) with information on new products, literature, announcements, alerts, infection prevention & control, and patient safety on new products, literature reviews, announcements/alerts, and infection control
4. Review dental facility renovation and construction projects and high value equipment requests
5. Provide educational and research support for Tri-service and civilian residency programs
6. Collaborate with ADA and ISO on international dental standards
To learn more about DECS and contact appropriate personnel, please click here.