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.
Introducing SCDA’s New Pinterest Archive!
Check out SCDA’s new Pinterest page of archived photos, journal articles and past annual meeting materials! View SCDA’s history on these theme-based bulletin boards and submit your photos to be posted!
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ADPD/SCDA Student Awards and Recognition Program
The Academy of Dentistry for Persons with Disabilities Student Awards and Recognition Program was instituted to encourage the sensitivity and sensibility of the dental profession and allied health professionals toward the needs of persons with disabilities and special patient populations. The Student Awards and Recognition Program seeks to recognize dental and dental hygiene students in any year of their education. It is designed to justly award and publicize the special projects, achievements and aptitudes of those individuals demonstrating a sincere interest in the needs of persons with disabilities. Deadline: May 24. 2013
Click here to submit a student nomination online
Download the 2013 ADPD/SCDA Student Award Brochure
Exciting Changes Made to SCDA’s Governance Structure
SCDA recently went through a strategic planning process where the SCDA Board determined an alternate structure to SCDA's current governance model would be explored to ensure SCDA is well-positioned for the future. Click here to learn more about SCDA’s strategic plan and the exciting changes to our governance model.
Introducing SCDA’s New Educational Fact SheetsClick here for SCDA's new online repository of fact sheets and other resources for oral health care providers, patients, family members and caregivers.
Member Benefit: Discussion Forum!
Stay connected with other SCDA members by posting and subscribing to the Discussion Forum
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New to SCDA: Special Interest Group Discussion Forums! Sign in and click here to view and post discussion topics on one of the three groups: ADPD, ASGD and AAHD.