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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.



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"The Proof is in the Pudding" 5/19/2020 - Words of Wisdom from your SCDA colleagues.

Click here to view more SCDA Publications and Resources including past Wisdom newsletters and more! 

Joining a committee

is a great opportunity for you to get involved with SCDA and provides you several benefits. When you volunteer, SCDA can do more on its mission of providing oral health care for people with special needs.


If you already know which committee you want to volunteer for, click here and fill out the form.


Click on the Volunteer Opportunities picture to download the pdf. Please review the brochure which describes how you can benefit and the eight committees that need your expertise:

  • Awards Committee
  • Education Committee
  • Fellowship - Dentists Committee
  • Finance Committee
  • Membership Committee
  • Dental Hygiene Fellowship Committee
  • Nominations Committee
  • Program Committee

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.

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SCDA Organizational Partners

American Academy of Developmental Medicine and Dentistry.
"Ignite change through Collaborative Care to Eliminate Health Disparities"

Project Accessible Oral Health / The VIscardi Center "Providing a lifespan of programs and services that educate, employ and empower children and adults with disabilities."



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