About the Conference

The British Dental Conference and Exhibition is an unmissable event in the UK dentistry calendar and the BDA's annual flagship event.

The Conference and Exhibition has been called the "best dental event of the year" and we are proud to deliver it in collaboration with leading experts in the field of dentistry.

Our Programme

Our superb conference programme is designed by dentists for dentists and their teams, giving you the dental knowledge and insights you need.

The result of research with dentists and input from across the dental profession, our programme provides you with the latest thinking in dentistry, delivered by some of the best speakers in the business. 

​Top class ​speakers:

In 2017 we delivered over 150 sessions and over 140 different speakers

Topics for all dental professionals

Developed by dentists for you and your team.

​Topic highlights:

​Everyday restorative dentistry | Aesthetics for everyone
​Toothwear | Periodontics | Endodontics | Orthodontics | Paediatrics
plus lots of core CPD.

BDJ Picks:

The nation’s favourite dental journal picked out a few talks
on this year’s Conference programme which they had their eye on.


​​"​It is great to see so many fellow dentists in the one place.

It makes you feel in not such a minority." | Dr Cynthia MacCormack, County Down



We’re pleased to call Manchester our home for Conference. The MCCC is one of the few venues which can host such a large event. ​

Who attends?

Our event is always aimed at the whole dental team. You don’t have to be a BDA member to attend.