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Student membership

Designed for students studying BDS/BChD dental degrees, BDA student membership gives you more. Get access to a helpful range of support and services to help you succeed in dentistry.

Membership Benefits




£2.42 per month
What you get:
The support and protection of your Trade Union     
Access to the BDA website, with dedicated student section
British Dental Journal posted to your door in years 3-5. Online access available to all years
BDJ In Practice posted to your door in years 3-5. Online access available to all years
BDJ Student magazine​ delivered to your door three times a year
Online access to our elibrary, with nearly 400 downloadable ebooks
BDJ student e-newsletter, our monthly e-newsletter
Expert advice you can trust on DFT/VT interviews, careers, further study and more…
Expert careers advice to help you plan your future career


Even better value:
Dedicated student resources including our Getting your first job guide and Career guide
Generous discounts on textbooks and BDJ Clinical Guides with BDA Bookclub
Access to our DFT interview skills workshop
Specialist dental student insurance to protect your home, your course and personal liability
Discounts on Orascoptic loupes
£30 discount on BDSA Conference and BDSA Sports Day


Join as Student member                                    


Join online or call:

020 7563 4550

Lines open 9:00 - 17:00, Monday - Friday

Some services may be subject to restrictions and/or additional terms of service. Please see for details.