The Special Care Dentistry Association serves as a resource to all oral health care professionals who serve or are interested in serving patients with special needs through education and networking to increase access to oral healthcare for patients with special needs.
Are you a Patient Looking for a Special Care Dentist?
To find a member dentist in your area, please visit our online referral system here.
Nominate Your Colleague for a Member Award
Do you know a member of SCDA that has gone above and beyond for the organization? Fill out a nomination form for one of the following awards! All awards will be announced at SCDA's 29th Annual Meeting in Charlotte, N.C., March 10-12, 2017.
Register for the 2017 Annual Meeting
Registration is now open for the 2017 Annual Meeting in Charlotte, NC from March 10 to March 12, 2017. The 29th Annual Meeting on Special Care Dentistry is the go-to event for dentists, hygienists and others who participate in providing oral health care for patients with special needs. Register today!
SCD Journal App
The SCD Journal App is now live in the Apple Store and is available for iPad, iPhone, and iPhone Touch users! Download the app to enjoy a convenient way to access the SCD journal for free.
Like Us on Facebook and Connect on LinkedIn
Visit our Facebook page to check out articles, photos, and more! Or Join us on LinkedIn for SCDA updates and professional connections.
SCDA Course: Oral Health Considerations For People With Special Needs
The 16-CE credit self-paced online learning program is located on a web-based learning management system called Sakai CLE hosted by the University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry. There are sixteen learning modules in total; each learning module contains a short description, a list of learning objects, the presentation and a self-assessment quiz. To learn more click here.
Submit a Proposal for SCDA’s Webinar Series
The SCDA is expanding its educational offerings to include year-round access to live and recorded webinar presentations. By presenting as part of the SCDA Webinar Series, you will be sharing your experiences, challenges, and fresh approaches with fellow professionals from around the world. Learn More.
Check Out What the SCDA Website Has to Offer!
Not sure all the SCDA has to offer you? Check out this website tutorial that will walk you through all the features of the SCDA website. This is also a great tool to share with those you think might be interested in becoming a SCDA member.