Full Membership is open to individuals having a registerable dental or medical qualification in the UK and who have a special interest in the oral care of people with disabilities, or to those outside the medical or dental professions who are involved in the care of this client group.

Full Membership (DCP) is open to Dental Hygienists, Dental Therapists, Dental Nurses and members of the paradental and paramedical professions who have a special interest in the care of people with disabilities.

Please choose an option:

Full Member

£70 payable annually


DCP Member

£25 payable annually

For further information about membership please contact: anna@bsscd.org

Members benefit from access to...


The vision of the journal is to provide an international forum for exchange of knowledge and expertise in Special Care Dentistry


Conferences and webinars focussing on Special Care Dentistry.

Awards & Grants

Research grants, and a range of prizes are available to members of the society.


Working on developing revised and new guidelines relevant to Special Care Dentistry.


BSSCD members are also members of the international association - IADH

Links with patient groups

Promoting links with organisations representing patient groups