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Essential membership

Essential membership gives you the services, support and advice that you need to succeed

Membership benefits

£37 per month*
The essentials:
Free associate contract checking     
Earn, track and record CPD online using our CPD Hub
Access to expert online advice
Over 80 hours of free CPD per year – including the BDJ and the BDJ In Practice delivered to your door and 20 hours of eBooks


All members get:
Trade Union membership
Access to Europe’s largest dental library
Access to local branch network
Generous discounts on BDJ Books and events
FREE nurse, manager, receptionist or technician job ads on BDJ Jobs
FREE iLearn webcasts

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“The BDA, to me, stands for our voice – if we want to be heard, then we need to think about being part of the BDA. Don’t expect someone else to do all the talking for you – we’ve got to stand together.”


  Dr Shareena Ilyas

Associate, London

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*Your membership could be even cheaper! Membership is tax deductible and members that pay their fees annually get a further 5% discount. Some services may be subject to restrictions and/or additional terms of service. Please see terms and condition for details.

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020 7563 4550

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