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As one profession, we share many common needs. But we all work in different ways, in different circumstances and have different priorities. BDA membership offers a range of flexible options to reflect your varying needs.

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We are the voice of dentists and dental students in the UK. As your trade union and professional body, we represent all fields of dentistry including general practice, community dental services, the armed forces, hospitals, academia, public health and research.


Our three membership packages offer a range of services and benefits to suit your needs. Starting from only £406.


> Find out ​more ​and join thousands of your colleagues.

For students studying BDS/BChD dental degrees our student membership gives you more. Get access to a helpful range of support and services to help you succeed at dental school.


As your professional association and trade union you can join our dental community. We provide individual support and protect your profession, working to improve the lives of dentists and dental students across the UK.

> Find out more about student membership.

BDA International membership lets you stay in touch with your profession, wherever you are practising.


Get all the ​benefits of Essential membership, plus the British Dental Journal and BDJ In Practice delivered to your door - wherever in the world that might be.

> Find out more about the benefits of International membership.


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