Special Care Dentistry Association (SCDA) is a unique international organization of oral health professionals and other individuals who are dedicated to promoting oral health and well being for people with special needs.


SCDA provides educational opportunities and information exchange for oral health care professionals who treat patients with special needs. Members of SCDA have complete access to useful resources, important industry news and exclusive networking and educational events. 

Annual Conference


Join Us for SCDA's LIVE Annual Meeting and Expo!

Join us as we gather in person! This year we are offering ‘Hands-on” Experiential Training opportunities to bring instruction
to a new level. CLICK HERE to Register!


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.

SCDA Organizational Partners


American Academy of Developmental Medicine and Dentistry

"Ignite change through Collaborative Care to Eliminate Health Disparities"


"Providing a lifespan of programs and services that educate, employ and empower children and adults with disabilities."