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Current and previous recipients

The BDA's Honours and Awards are designed to acknowledge the unsung heroes of our profession; those who have upheld and improved the standards of dentistry.

Current members who have been awarded with the honours:

Honorary Membership 

Considered to be one of the Association’s highest honours; one which is rarely awarded 
Dayananda Samarawickrama
​2017


Fellowship

Distinguished service to the Association and the dental profession.             
​Helen Pailthorpe
Victor Chan
​2018
2018


Distinguished Membership 

Honours long, exceptional and valuable service to the Association and acknowledges personal commitment to the operation and welfare of the organisation. 
​Adrian Hart
​2017


Life Membership

Honours long and valuable service to the Association, particularly at Branch, Group and local levels, by significant service beyond the regular attendance at meetings and usually by significant representation at national level.
​Malcolm Heath
Claudette Christie
Michelle Slater
​2018
2018
2018


John Tomes Medal 

Honours members of the dental profession and of scientific eminence, or persons distinguished in medical or allied services, for their outstanding service to the dental profession or the Association. 
Paul Speight
Helen Worthington
​​2018
2018


BDA Roll of Distinction 

Honours outstanding services to the UK dentistry.
Sue Jones
​2018

Certificate of Merit for Services to the Association

Recognises any special service at any level of dentistry with the UK. Generally it is reserved for dentists and other professionals who have contributed to a BDA committee/commission/task force/project or event over a period of years and who has assisted in the promotion of the BDA. 
​​​Roland Hopwood
Colin Silcox
Dipesh Kothari
​2018
2018
2018

Certificate of Merit for Services to the Profession 

Recognises any special service at any level of dentistry either nationally or internationally. Generally it is reserved for dentists and other persons who have contributed to academic or other work in furthering the profession, or individuals active in promoting advancements within the dental profession. 
Paul David Cheshire
​Ian Wilson
Gary Irvine
​2018
2018
2018


​For previous recipients, please download BDA Honour and Awards - Previous recipients.