BSSCD Guidelines and Policy Documents for Oral Care of People with Disabilities

These BSSCD guidance documents can be downloaded as Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) files by clicking on the appropriate link below:

To read these files you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader which can be downloaded free of charge by clicking here.

All guidelines except those listed above have been retracted and should not be used to guide current clinical practice. If you wish to view copies of the retracted guidelines please click here

Guideline development:
We are working on developing revised and new guidelines relevant to special care dentistry. If you wish to support the process of guideline development in any capacity please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to express your interest.

Updated 28.02.2024