Our campaigning work focuses on raising issues of importance to the profession and their patients, including sugar, mouth cancer and antimicrobial resistance, and lobbying to ensure better oral health for everyone
We have been working alongside the Council of European Dentists to avoid a full ban of dental amalgam, which was included in earlier proposals of the regulation on mercury
We fight for fairer pay for all dentists working across the UK. Each year, we use your evidence to make the case to Government on uplifts for general dental practitioners and to improve pay and working conditions for salaried and hospital dentists.
UK dentistry is affected by the UK's membership of the EU, and by the decision to leave, in a wide number of ways. We outline the main areas where Brexit is likely to have an impact on dentistry and outline the BDA's policy position on Brexit.