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About us


We are the voice of dentists and dental students in the UK. We support our members every step of their professional lives.

Detailed guidance is offered here our website and team of experts and advisors. Our local network brings together dentists in every community. We produce the BDJ, the world leading dental publication. Education is provided through local events and online courses. And we influence UK governments, promote standards for dentistry and champion oral health. 

As the 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. We are owned and run by our members and all our income is reinvested for the benefit of the profession.