Here for members
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.
What we believe
Dentists are critical to the health of the nation and we want to see better oral health for all. We stand up for dentists, so they can deliver the very best care for their patients.
What we want (our mission)
Promote the interests of our members
Advance the art, science and ethics of dentistry
Improve the nation’s oral health.
Who we are (our values)
As a professional body and trade union, our duty is to serve the needs of our members. We believe that together, we can achieve more than we could individually.
We are committed to:
Supporting our members throughout their professional lives
Using our influence for the benefit of members, the dental profession and patients
Sharing our collective knowledge and expertise
Placing members at the heart of everything we do
The principle that together, we are stronger.