Clinical standard: special care dentistry

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The dental services described within this clinical standard are vital in supporting the quality and efficacy of the breadth of dental treatment and oral health care. Special care dentistry is an important element of the provision of high-quality dental care. It has relevance where oral health interventions may be complicated by physical, sensory, intellectual, mental, medical, emotional or social impairments or disability or a combination of these factors.


Version 2. Updated 28 October 2022.