Dental Services

The Texas Association of Community Health Centers and Henry Schein Dental collaborate on a national health center dental purchasing program that consists of merchandise, equipment and repair and maintenance and the Dextrix software.  Henry Schein is designated as the recommended supplier for the program.



Henry Schein offers a national health center pricing discount schedule:

  • A Foundation Formulary containing available products, description, item code and pricing in the current Community Health Centers Dental Buying Program. Items not included in the Foundation Formulary receive these discounts off the pricing listed in the Henry Schein Dental Catalog in effect at the time of ordering:

Dental Merchandise (excluding the items on the next lines)  -  21% off

Films, Amalgams, Anesthetic, Alloy  -  15% off

Small Equipment and Hand Pieces  -  10% off

During the term of the contract, participating health centers shall receive the best price that Henry Schein offers any FQHC or FQHC look-alike

  • Participating health centers shall also receive additional discounts off the current Henry Schein Catalog when combined TACHC purchases reach the allotted dollar volume thresholds termed Volume Group Discounts. Volume Group Discounts apply to all non-formulary merchandise purchases, excluding film, amalgam, anesthetic, alloy, small equipment and hand-pieces. Discounts appear on health center invoices within 10 days of the end of the month in which the new level is obtained. Discounts are not retroactive. Combined volume is the merchandise volume of the TACHC health center combined purchases
 TACHC Health Center Combined Volume:  Additional Merchandise Discount:
 $1 Million  1% (22% off catalog)
 $2 Million  1% (23% off catalog)
 $3 Million  1% (24% off catalog)


Order Placement

Orders are placed at for quick and efficient processing. Health centers receive website ordering and administrative ordering protocol training upon request.

Priority Service

Health centers shall receive priority service for order placement and delivery. Henry Schein provides same-day shipment for orders processed by 3:00 pm local time. Orders ship at no charge via UPS regular ground, at a maximum of two days for delivery. If a health center requests an expedited shipment, Henry Schein notifies the health center of the applicable express delivery fees at the time of the request, and receives verbal approval from the health center to proceed with the expedited order. 

Extra Shipping Fees 

Individual merchandise orders placed with a total purchase amount of $125 or less are subject to a $9.00 small order process fee. Hazardous materials charges apply where applicable.

Sales Coverage 

Henry Schein shall provide sales and resource coverage through a combination of inside sales, field and regional sales management. Health centers shall receive a phone call from an inside sales representative at least quarterly. The representative verifies that questions are answered and any needed assistance is provided. Health centers with an assigned field sales consultant (FSC) may establish with that FSC a visit schedule that best meets their respective care needs.


Terms of sale for merchandise are 30 days from date of invoice. Henry Schein assesses a 1.5% per month service charge to all invoices which are not paid within terms. Henry Schein has the right not to approve and ship the orders should they be delinquent in payments or have outstanding debt that is higher than financially prudent. Henry Schein works cooperatively with delinquent status health centers to determine mutually acceptable resolution terms.

Product Resale 

Health centers cannot re-sell products, except for hygiene products sold to the patients.

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