If your application is successful, you will be granted membership of BDA Good Practice and be given a membership pack, which includes:
The personalised BDA Good Practice membership plaque to display in your practice
The BDA Good Practice logo in various formats to help you advertise your membership on your practice stationery and website
A membership certificate for the current year
Advice, guidance and templates to help publicise your membership of BDA Good Practice
Membership is renewable each year on the anniversary of your practice joining the programme. Every three years you will be required to complete a re-application procedure similar to your first-year application. We will contact the practice six weeks before your membership renewal is due.
Practices must renew their
membership annually. Most years will require a standard renewal
procedure. A re-application will be required at year 4, 7, 10, 13 and 16.
Application fee to join the scheme £450
Annual renewal and re-application fee £320
Fees are valid from 1st October 2017 and reviewed annually.
Your practice can access the following member benefits. Some of the benefits relate to the level of individual BDA membership held within the practice.
Your benefits are:
A framework for continuous improvement
practice is demonstrating a visible commitment to quality, through good
team working, efficient practices systems and an improved patient
Marketing and web design support from Dental Design
- Free website healthcheck and free marketing consultations
- Free social media set-up and design
- First month free for Search Engine Optimisation (SEO); and £100 towards any new Pay Per Click (PPC) campaign
- 15% discount on design fees inclusive of website design, logo design and literature design, plus free social media set-up.
Visit Dental Design to view your offers.
Preferential rates with Lloyd & White
on Flexiplan, the patient payment plan. No set-up costs and complimentary in-house training and 25% discount on your practice insurance.
Marketing support and tool for the practice
of BDA Good Practice member logo and membership plaque to advertise
your membership and raise awareness among your patients and your local
community. The ‘Marketing Your Membership’ document has been designed to help your practice promote its
BDA Good Practice membership. Included within the document
are a number of templates and information to help you.
Practice membership advertised on BDA Find-a-practice
A patient facing website promoting your membership. Your practice name is hyperlinked to your practice website.
Access to local learning and social events
through our network of Branches and Sections and discounts on our BDA events offering you the chance to earn CORE and verifiable CPD at training courses, seminars and conferences.
FREE BDJ Team online magazine
An online only magazine for all members of the dental team, offering readers one hour of free verifiable CPD every month.
Access to iLearn webcasts
A selection of sessions filmed at the British Dental Conference and Exhibition are now available to view online.
FREE safeguarding courses
for all the dental team via the CPD hub.
Access to the BDA education courses for DCPs
Online courses available for the dental team, including Dental radiography and Oral Health Education.
BDA Good Practice celebration events
An opportunity to celebrate your membership, meet the BDA President and have your photograph taken at one of our celebration events.