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Welcome to SAID

Our membership exceeds over 300 members that hail from twenty nine (29) states, we have over sixty three (63) institutions and three (3) dental schools, who provide services to institutionalized and community based clients.

SAID is the only organization in the United States that provides a focus on the dental needs of clients who live in institutions, as well as those who live in the community at large.


Become a Member

SAID's membership is comprised of dental professionals working full time in institutions or professionals who devote a large portion of their time treating the developmentally disabled, mentally ill and/or otherwise medically compromised client.


Check our Resources

At SAID, we learn from each other. Tap into our many resources from dental professionals around the country. Use our Advocacy Toolkit, Professional Modules and many more resources. 


At our Annual Seminar

Meet us! 

Our 2023 58th Annual Session is set to take place in Hoffman Estates, Illinois October 18th-20th! Check our Annual Seminar for more details!

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