a group of hands held on top of each other as the owners of said hands gather together in a circleGet Involved. Make Great Things Happen. Join an SCCDS Committee.

SCCDS Committees bring members together to share their talents, skills and experiences in a variety of rewarding and exciting ways. By joining a committee, you’ll gain unique networking opportunities, personal and business growth, advance knowledge of events and courses, community exposure and a guiding role in shaping your Society. With 12 distinct committees to choose from, you’re sure to find your niche. See the list below to learn more about each of our committees and then contact us to join one today.

Already a committee member? Click the name of your committee(s) below to find meeting agendas, notes and more resources.

Committee leaders, click here for leadership orientation materials.


  • Allied Dental Health Professionals Committee
    Works with allied dental professional groups, encourages youth to choose dental careers, and awards scholarships to deserving students.
  • Public Relations/Communications Committee
    Guides communications in all media to enhance the image of the Society and the dental professions among members and the public.
  • Community Services Committee
    Identifies community oral health needs, coordinates programs to address them, and develops partnerships with others to address community needs.
  • Continuing Education Committee
    Identifies great speakers for CE courses and monthly meetings, a core activity for the Society.
  • Editorial Board
    Organizes, writes and selects articles for the Society’s monthly publication, “The Cutting Edge.”
  • Ethics Committee
    The Ethics Committee fields questions about ethical conduct, including questions of business practices and quality of care.
  • Membership Committee
    Helps to recruit and welcome new members and organizes social and professional programs to engage all members in their professional society.
  • New Professionals Committee
    Assists dentists with fewer than 10 years in the profession in transitioning to active membership in organized dentistry.
  • Web Oversight Committee
    Responsible for maintaining and improving the appearance, content, layout, functionality, construction and maintenance of the SCCDS website
  • Women In Dentistry Committee
    Addresses issues specific to women in dentistry and plans CE and social events focused on women.

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